Naphthoquinones from alkynes and chromium-carbene complexes-control of regioselectivity through intramolecular reaction

Martin F. Semmelhack, Joseph J. Bozell

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Abstract

A series of carbene-chromium complexes bearing a phenyl substituent and an alkoxy-alkyne substituent have been prepared by acetoxy replacement. Intramolecular cycloaddition with carbon monoxide insertion occurs to provide naphthohydroquinones in good yield.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2931-2934
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume23
Issue number29
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1982

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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