Cationic Au(I)-catalyzed cycloisomerization of aromatic enynes for the synthesis of substituted naphthalenes

Takanori Shibata, Yasunori Ueno, Kazumasa Kanda

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Abstract

A cationic Au(I) complex catalyzed the cycloisomerization of aromatic enynes that possess a substituent on their alkyne terminus. Cyclization of the 6-endo-dig type proceeded dominantly to give 1,3-di- and 1,2,3-trisubstituted naphthalenes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)411-414
Number of pages4
JournalSynlett
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Feb 15

Keywords

  • Catalysis
  • Cycloisomerization
  • Enynes
  • Gold
  • Indenes
  • Naphthalenes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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