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Siloxydiene meets a 1,3-dicarbonyl

Posted by naturalproductman on June 16, 2016

Justin Mohr and co-workers at the University of Illinois in Chicago have reported in Organic Letters on a Mn-promoted oxidative coupling between a siloxydiene and a 1,3-dicarbonyl. They use 2.25 mol equivalents of Mn though so there’s room to make it better?

 

OL paper

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