Issue 30, 2022

Transition structures for the oxy–ene reaction


An overlooked pericyclic reaction between allyl alcohols and alkenes to form carbonyl compounds is analyzed. It combines the characteristic features of the Alder–ene reaction and of the oxy-Cope rearrangement. This oxy–ene reaction could be involved in biosynthetic pathways.

Graphical abstract: Transition structures for the oxy–ene reaction

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03 Feb 2022
21 Mar 2022
First published
21 Mar 2022
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Chem. Commun., 2022,58, 4751-4754

Transition structures for the oxy–ene reaction

S. Yang, S. Miaskiewicz, C. Bour, A. Alix and V. Gandon, Chem. Commun., 2022, 58, 4751 DOI: 10.1039/D2CC00687A

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