Palladium Catalyzed Transformation of Acyclic Units to Furans

Author(s): Arumugasamy Jeevanandam, Anil Ghule, Yong-Chien Ling.

Journal Name: Current Organic Chemistry

Volume 6 , Issue 10 , 2002

Abstract:

Pd-catalyzed furan ring formation processes involving acyclic units are reviewed. A number of methods, which allow the construction of wide variety of functionalised furan rings from acetylenic building blocks such asalkynones, alkynols, epoxyalkynes, and o-alkynyl phenols have been described. Alkynes containing proximate oxygen nucleophile in the presence of palladium complexes undergo cyclization to form furans via formation of new oxygen-carbon bond. Tandem cyclization reactions have been utilized for the construction of a wide variety of functionalised furans rings and providing important new dimensions in the design of synthetic strategies.

Keywords: Palladium Catalyzed, Furans, epoxyalkynes

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VOLUME: 6
ISSUE: 10
Year: 2002
Page: [841 - 864]
Pages: 24
DOI: 10.2174/1385272023373815
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