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Isochromenes and their quinones through cyclisations with bisacetonitriledichloropalladium(II)

Giles, R.G.F., Green, I.R. and Taylor, C.P. (1999) Isochromenes and their quinones through cyclisations with bisacetonitriledichloropalladium(II). Tetrahedron Letters, 40 (26). pp. 4871-4872.

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Bisacetonitriledichloropalladium(II) is found to cyclise ortho-alkenylbenzyl alcohols rapidly to the corresponding isochromenes. The reaction also proceeds rapidly for a 2-allyl-3-hydroxyalkyl-1,4-naphthoquinone, when the product is a benzoisochromenequinone.

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Publisher: Elsevier BV
Copyright: © 1999 Published by Elsevier Ltd.
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