Synlett 1994; 1994(10): 845-846
DOI: 10.1055/s-1994-23026
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Oxovanadium(V)-Induced Tandem Nucleophilic Addition and Oxidative Ring-Opening Transformation

Toshikazu Hirao* , Takashi Fujii, Toshihiko Tanaka, Yoshiki Ohshiro
  • *Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Osaka University, Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565, Japan
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22 March 2002 (online)

Oxovanadium(V) compounds served as Lewis acid with one-electron oxidation capability in the reaction of cyclobutanone with silyl enol ethers to give 6-chloro-1,3-diketones and 2-tetrahydrofurylidene ketones via nucleophilic addition and oxidative ring cleavage.