The direct acyl-alkylation of arynes

Uttam K. Tambar, Brian M. Stoltz

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An efficient and mild acyl-alkylation of arynes is described. The method is used to synthesize medium-sized carbocycles by the ring-expansion of cyclic β-ketoesters.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5340-5341
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number15
StatePublished - Apr 20 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry


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