Allylidenecyclopropane, readily available from 1-lithio-1-(phenylthio)cyclopropane, reacts with a large variety of electrophilic olefins and produces functionalized spirooctenes. The reactions are, in most cases, highly regioselective but lead mainly to the unexpected regioisomers.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Organic Chemistry|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 1983|