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Synthetic applications of vinyl cyclopropane opening

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Abstract

Vinyl cyclopropanes are amongst the most useful building blocks in organic synthesis. Their easy opening and capacity to generate dipoles have been exploited for the synthesis of cyclopentanes with good yields and sometimes excellent stereoselectivities. In this review we give an overview of their applications, focusing on the present century.

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Submitted
04 Dec 2016
Accepted
17 Feb 2017
First published
20 Feb 2017

Org. Biomol. Chem., 2017,15, 2479-2490
Article type
Review Article

Synthetic applications of vinyl cyclopropane opening

M. Meazza, H. Guo and R. Rios, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2017, 15, 2479
DOI: 10.1039/C6OB02647H

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