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Distinct reactivity of Morita–Baylis–Hillman acetates as a novel C2 component in amine-catalyzed [2 + 2 + 2] and [2 + 4] annulations

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Abstract

Amine-catalyzed [2 + 2 + 2] and [2 + 4] annulations of Morita–Baylis–Hillman (MBH) acetates with cyano activated alkenes and 1,3-azadienes have been developed to provide cyclohexanes and tetrahydropyridines. In the annulations, MBH acetates serve as a novel C2 component with an inactive homoallylic methyl involved in the bond formation.

Graphical abstract: Distinct reactivity of Morita–Baylis–Hillman acetates as a novel C2 component in amine-catalyzed [2 + 2 + 2] and [2 + 4] annulations

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The article was received on 24 Feb 2013, accepted on 13 Mar 2013 and first published on 14 Mar 2013


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC41419A
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 3543-3545
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    Distinct reactivity of Morita–Baylis–Hillman acetates as a novel C2 component in amine-catalyzed [2 + 2 + 2] and [2 + 4] annulations

    R. Chen, S. Xu, L. Wang, Y. Tang and Z. He, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 3543
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC41419A

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