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Osmium Catalyzed Oxidative Cyclization

Posted by naturalproductman on September 7, 2010

Timothy Donohoe and co-workers at the University of Oxford have published in Synlett on an osmium catalyzed oxidative cyclization of a vinyl silane tethered with an alcohol to form substituted tetrahydrofurans.

oxidative cyclization

Synlett paper

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