Controlling mode selectivity in palladium-catalyzed bisdiene carbocyclizations: Optimizing for cyclization-trapping over cycloisomerization

James M. Takacs, Scott D. Schroeder, Jianxin Han, Meg Gifford, Xun Tian Jiang, Twana Saleh, Suresh Vayalakkada, Amy H. Yap

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Abstract

[Equation presented] Screening combinations of five catalyst precursors with 13 phosphorus ligands identified cyclization catalysts that favor carbocyclization-trapping with N-hydroxyphthalimide over a competing cycloisomerization mode.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3595-3598
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Volume5
Issue number20
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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