Direct synthesis of cyclopentadienones by cobalt carbonyl-mediated carbonylative alkyne-alkyne coupling reaction

Takanori Shibata, Toshihiro Ohta, Kenso Soai

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Abstract

Dicobalt carbonyl complex mediates an intermolecular carbonylative coupling reaction between alkynylsilanes. The reaction proceeds under atmospheric pressure of argon and directly provides free cyclopentadienones in high yields (up to 99%).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5785-5788
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume39
Issue number32
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Aug 6
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Alkynes
  • Carbonylation
  • Coupling reactions
  • Transition metals

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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