Dearomatising rearrangements of lithiated thiophenecarboxamides

Jonathan Clayden*, Rachel Turnbull, Madeleine Helliwell, Ivan Pinto

*Corresponding author for this work

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Thiophene-3-carboxamides bearing allyl or benzyl substituents at nitrogen undergo dearomatising cyclisation on treatment with LDA. Rearrangements transform the dearomatised products into pyrrolinones, azepinones or partially saturated azepinothiophenes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2430-2431
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number21
Early online date22 Sept 2004
Publication statusPublished - 7 Nov 2004


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