A Convenient Preparation of 3-Substituted Furans: Synthesis of Perillene and Dendrolasin

D. K. Barma, Abhijit Kundu, Rachid Baati, Charles Mioskowski, J R Falck

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(Matrix Presented) R= alkyl, allyl, propargyl, aryl A variety of 3-substituted furans, including the natural products perillene and dendrolasin, are obtained in good yield via reductive annulation of 1,1,1-trichloroethyl propargyl ethers using catalytic Cr(II) regenerated by Mn/TMSCI.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1387-1389
Number of pages3
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Apr 18 2002


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