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Enone from ketone

Posted by naturalproductman on August 30, 2011

Shannon Stahl and colleague from Wisconsin have reported in JACS on a palladium catalyzed oxidation of a cyclic ketone into a cyclic enone.  This of course is remniscent of the Saegusa-Ito oxidation but without the extra step of making a silyl enol ether.

enone

JACS paper

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