17. Direct synthesis of furans by 3 + 2 cycloadditions between rhodium(II) acetate stabilized carbenoids and acetylenes

Authors: Huw M.L. Davies, Karen R. Romines


198811, 3343-3348

When appropriate substituents are used, rhodium(II) acetate catalyzed decomposition of diazocarbonyls in the presence of acetylenes results in the formation of furans, derived from dipolar intermediates.

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