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Old reagent, new trick

Posted by naturalproductman on May 14, 2014

Ekaterina Budynina and co-workers from Moscow State University have used a Corey ylide to react with alpha,beta-unsaturated ketons to form dihydrofurans.

 
Corey ylide

OL paper

 

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