Iron-catalysed tandem cross-dehydrogenative coupling (CDC) of terminal allylic C(sp3) to C(sp2) of styrene and benzoannulation in the synthesis of polysubstituted naphthalenes

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Abstract

A novel iron-catalysed tandem cross-dehydrogenative coupling and benzoannulation process was developed for the synthesis of biologically and synthetically important polysubstituted naphthalene derivatives from simple 1,2-aryl-propenes and styrenes in moderate to good yields.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2674-6
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume48
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - 2012