Triphenylcarbenium and tris(P-bromophenyl)ammoniumyl ion induced lactonizations of (ω-benzyloxy and ω-P-methoxybenzyloxy methyl esters

Thomas R. Hoye, Mark J. Kurth, Vincent Lo

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Abstract

The title reaction leads to smooth generation of five and six membered lactones via direct nucleophilic participation of the carbomethoxy group in intermediates of type 3.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)815-818
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume22
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - 1981
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery

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