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Oxidation/Cyclization Cascade

Posted by naturalproductman on February 24, 2011

Jens Hartung and co-workers at Technische Universitat Kaiserslautern have reported in JACS on a cobalt catalyzed formation of a substituted tetrahydrofuran product from an alkenol and an alkynoate.

cobalt

JACS paper

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