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Stereoselective synthesis of α-methylenecyclopentenones via a Diels-Alder/retro-Diels-Alder protocol

Phutdhawong, Weerachai; Eksinitkun, Gedsirin; Pyne, Stephen G; Willis, Anthony; Phutdhawong, Waya S.


A new procedure for the stereoselective synthesis of cross-conjugated dienones is reported. This method makes use of the Diels-Alder adduct of anthracene and dimethyl fumarate, a precursor to a spirocyclopent-2-enone anthracene adduct as the key intermedi

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Tetrahedron
DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2013.08.046


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