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TTN Ring Contraction

Posted by naturalproductman on February 27, 2009

The ring contraction reaction is a pretty neat trick using a thallium reagent published by University of Basel in Switzerland and University of Sao Paulo in Brazil by Andreas Pfaltz and Luiz Silva and co-workers in JOC.

ttn-reaction


JOC paper

A review on ring contractions by Silva can be found in TL:
TL Review
ring contraction

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