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Substituted Furan Synthesis

Posted by naturalproductman on June 15, 2009

Wow what kind of good would you think you can get from an allenyl cyclopropane? I bet you wouldn’t have guessed that you can make substituted furans. Xian Jiang from Zhejiang University has recently published on this 3-membered sized ring to make 5-membered aromatic compounds using a lewis acid.

lewis acid

TL paper


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