Molybdenium mediated preparation of cyclopentenones

Nakcheol Jeong, Sang Jo Lee, Bun Yeoul Lee, Young Keun Chung

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Cocyclization of alkynes, alkenes and carbon monoxide was achieved in the presence of a stoichiometric amount of molybdenium hexacarbonyl and excess of dimethylsulfoxide. This process will constitute another version of Pauson-Khand reaction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4027-4030
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number25
Publication statusPublished - 1993 Jun 18

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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    Jeong, N., Lee, S. J., Lee, B. Y., & Chung, Y. K. (1993). Molybdenium mediated preparation of cyclopentenones. Tetrahedron Letters, 34(25), 4027-4030.