Synthetic utility of μ-butenolide-cobalt complexes: New pathways for carbon-carbon bond formation under unusually mild conditions

Miklos Tasi, Istvan T. Horvath, Giovanni D. Andreeti, Gyula Palyi

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Treatment of the easily accessible (μ-butenolide)(μ-CO)Co 2(CO)6 complexes with prop-2-ynylamines yields the new γ-substituted-α,β-unsaturated-γ-lactones and the known 2,4,6-octatriene-4,5-diolide isomers under atmospheric pressure in good yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)426-428
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1989


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