A brief synthesis of β-iodofurans

Sean P. Bew, David W. Knight

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5-Endo-dig iodocyclisations of alk-3-yn-1,2-diols 4, followed by in situ dehydration, lead to good yields of β-iodofurans 5, which can subsequently be converted into a wide range of derivatives 6-13, using transition metal-catalysed coupling reactions or halogen-metal exchange.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1007-1008
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1996

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