Synthesis of 2,2-dimethyl-4-cyclopentene-1,3-dione and 5,5-dimethyl-4-hydroxy-2-cyclopenten-1-one

W. Kreiser, A. Wiggermann, A. Krief, D. Swinnen

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Enedione 1 and related rac- and optically active enones 2 bearing a hydroxyl- 2a or a protected- 2b-c or an activated - 2d 4-hydroxyl group at C-4 have been efficiently synthesized from cheap and readily available starting materials.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7119-7122
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number39
Publication statusPublished - 23 Sep 1996


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