Synthesis of bicyclic fused carbocvcles via intramolecular dehydrative alkylation

Jurong Yu, Hyun Sung Cho, J. R. Falck

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Intramolecular dehydrative alkylation of allylic alcohols affords fused bicyclic carbocycles. Attack at the γ-olefinic carbon (SN) furnishes cis-ring fusions only irrespective of precursor stereochemistry, whereas addition to the α-carbon results in inversion of configuration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8577-8580
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number47
StatePublished - Nov 20 1995


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  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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