Synthesis, structure, and reduction of the cyclooctatetraene tetra-annelated with bicyclo[2.2.2]octene frameworks

  • Komatsu K
  • Nishinaga T
  • Aonuma S
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The COT derivative 3 having rigid σ-frameworks has been newly synthesized and its X-ray structure determined; 3 is readily reduced to the dianion 32-in spite of severe steric hindrance. © 1991.

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  • COT dianion
  • MM calculation
  • X-ray structure
  • bicyclo[2.2.2]octene annelation
  • reductive cyclization

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  • Tohru NishinagaGraduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Metropolitan University

  • Koichi Komatsu

  • Shuji Aonuma

  • Chitaru Hirosawa

  • Ken'ichi Takeuchi

  • Hans J. Lindner

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