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Spiro-Fused Indanones

Posted by naturalproductman on January 26, 2011

William Goldring and co-workers at the Queen’s University Belfast in Ireland have published in Tetrahedron Letters on a Diels-Alder reaction – the substrates here are an alpha-methylene indanone dienophile and a diene with a TMS-ether group.

Diels-Alder

 

TL paper

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