New Advances in Selected Transition Metal-Catalyzed Annulations

Michael Rubin, Anna W. Sromek, Vladimir Gevorgyan

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This account describes the recent advances on the Pd-catalyzed [4+2]-benzannulation reaction, development of chemo- and regiospecific formal [2+2+2]-cyclotrimerization of alkynes, as well as discovery and evolution of the transition metal-catalyzed cycloisomerization of alkynyl ketones and imines into five-membered heteroaromatics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2265-2291
Number of pages27
Issue number15
StatePublished - 2003
Externally publishedYes


  • Benzannulation
  • Cascade reactions
  • Cycloisomerization
  • Fused heteroaromatics
  • Transition metal catalysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry


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