Synthesis 2000; 2000(6): 883-892
DOI: 10.1055/s-2000-6265
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Some Applications of Ring-Closing Metathesis to the Synthesis of trans-Fused Oxepane Polyethers

Ignacio Brouard* , Liu Hanxing, Julio D. Martín
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31 December 2000 (online)

The synthesis of trans-fused oxepane systems was achieved via tandem ring-closing metathesis/allylstannane-aldehyde cyclizations. Repetition of this process in one or two directions provides a reiterative synthesis of trans-fused polyoxepanes.