Advances in Organic Synthesis

Volume: 6

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Formation of Five- and Six-Membered Heterocyclic Compounds by Ring-Closing Metathesis

Pp. 355-435 (81)

Krishna C. Majumdar, Raj K. Nandi and Krishanu Ray


This article describes the progress made in the synthesis of five- and six-membered heterocyclic rings by the application of the ring-closing metathesis reactions during the period of 2007-2012.


Ring closing metathesis, synthesis of heterocycles, Grubbs’ catalyst, oxygen heterocycles, nitrogen heterocycles.


Department of Chemistry, University of Kalyani, Kalyani- 741235, W. B., India.