Potassium tert-butoxide mediated Heck-type cyclization/isomerization- benzofurans from organocatalytic radical cross-coupling reactions

Magnus Rueping*, Matthias Leiendecker, Arindam Das, Thomas Poisson, Lan Bui

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Abstract

A transition metal-free Heck-type cyclization/isomerization reaction has been developed. Mediated by potassium tert-butoxide and phenanthroline a variety of benzofuran derivatives have been synthesized.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)10629-10631
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume47
Issue number38
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 14 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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