Synfacts 2011(9): 0956-0956  
DOI: 10.1055/s-0030-1261017
Synthesis of Materials and Unnatural Products
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A Mild Route to Substituted Fulvenes

Contributor(s): Timothy M. Swager, Jan M. Schnorr
Y. Chen, Y. Liu*
Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, P. R. of China
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Publication Date:
19 August 2011 (online)


Despite progress in the synthesis of fulvenes, there is still demand for a mild and universal route to this class of compounds. The authors demonstrate an approach toward a variety of substituted fulvene derivatives (3a-g and 4a-g).