TBD-catalyzed direct 5- and 6-enolexo aldolization of ketoaldehydes

  • Ghobril C
  • Sabot C
  • Mioskowski C
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Treatment of unfunctionalized acyclic ketoaldehydes with a catalytic amount of 1,5,7-triazabicyclo[4.4.0]dec-5-ene induces a direct intramolecular 5- and 6-enolexo aldolization, furnishing 2-ketocyclopentanols and 2-ketocyclohexanols in good-to-excellent yields. (© Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, 69451 Weinheim, Germany, 2008)

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  • Alcohols
  • Aldehydes
  • Aldol reactions
  • Carbocycles
  • Organocatalysis

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  • Cynthia Ghobril

  • Cyrille Sabot

  • Charles Mioskowski

  • Rachid Baati

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