Stereoselective -olefination of substituted cyclobutenediones by organocatalysis

Mallesh Beesu, Mariappan Periasamy

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Methods are described for the stereoselective synthesis of alkenyl-substituted cyclobutenediones from alkyl-substituted cyclobutenediones and aldehydes in 70-91% yields using pyrrolidine as catalyst under mild reaction conditions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberB15111ST
Pages (from-to)2834-2840
Number of pages7
Issue number19
StatePublished - Nov 14 2011


  • -olefination
  • cyclobutenediones
  • organocatalysis

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