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Palladium-Catalyzed Cyclization

Posted by naturalproductman on March 9, 2010

Masahiro Yoshida and co-workers at the University of Tokushima have recently published in Tetrahedron on a palladium catalyzed tetrahydrobenzofuran synthesis starting from a propargylic ester and a cyclohexane-dione.

tetrahydrobenzofuran synthesis

Tetrahedron paper

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