Katie M. Cergol, Christopher G. Newton, Andrew L. Lawrence, Anthony C. Willis, Michael N. Paddon-row, Michael S. Sherburn

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Abstract / Description of output

How to hit a triple: The title hydrocarbon, one of the most π-bond-rich small molecules, has been synthesized and characterized for the first time. This highly reactive hydrocarbon undergoes a new diene-transmissive, triple Diels–Alder cycloaddition sequence to form six new C[BOND]C bonds and the fused tricyclic phenalene ring system in one step. Controlled single additions have also been achieved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10425–10428
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition
Issue number44
Publication statusPublished - 24 Dec 2011

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • 1,1-divinylallene
  • cycloaddition


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