Furan synthesis through AuCl3-catalysed cycloisomerisation of β-alkynyl β-ketoesters

Arantxa Rodríguez, Wesley J. Moran

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AuCl3 efficiently catalyses the cycloisomerisation of readily available β-alkynyl β-ketoesters to generate trisubstituted furans. The substrate scope is wide and the reaction is high yielding and operationally simple.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2605-2607
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number20
Early online date7 Apr 2011
Publication statusPublished - 18 May 2011


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