Guangbin Dong and colleague have reported in JACS on an intramolecular coupling between cyclobutanones and allenes.
Posted by naturalproductman on November 16, 2014
Javier Read de Alaniz and co-workers from UCSB have reported in Tetrahedron Letters on the synthesis of cyclopentenones from furans through a Piancatelli rearrangement.
Posted by naturalproductman on August 31, 2014
Srinivasan Chandrasekaran and co-workers at the Indian Institute of Science have reported in Tetrahedron on a Ferrier rearrangement to form oxepanes.
Posted by naturalproductman on May 2, 2012
Alexander Butin and co-workers at Kuban State Technological University in the Russian Federation have reported in Tetrahedron on a tin mediated furan ring opening reaction.
Posted by naturalproductman on January 11, 2012
Shigefumi Kuwahara and co-workers from Tohoku University have reported in Tetrahedron Letters on the synthesis of rumphellaone A. They accessed the four membered ring from a base promoted intramolecular epoxide ring opening.
Posted by naturalproductman on December 5, 2011
Philip Fuchs and co-workers at Purdue University have reported in Organic Letters on their progress towards aplyronine A. They used a seven membered ring with four stereocenters as a precursor to the C1-C20 fragment.
Posted by naturalproductman on December 2, 2011
Matthias Brewer and co-workers at the University of Vermont have reported in Organic Letters on a tin promoted C-C bond cleavage.