Rh-catalyzed carbonylation of (2-pyridylmethylene)cyclobutanes

Takanori Matsuda, Keisuke Fukuhara, Naoto Yonekubo, Souta Oyama

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Abstract

Carbonylation of (2-pyridylmethylene)cyclobutanes in the presence of Rh(I) catalysts resulted in cleavage of cyclobutane CC bonds to afford five-membered ring ketones and could be performed using paraformaldehyde as the CO source.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1721-1723
Number of pages3
JournalChemistry Letters
Volume46
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017

Keywords

  • Carbonylation
  • Cyclobutane
  • Rhodium

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