Pathways for decomposition of THF by organolithiums: The role of HMPA

Jonathan Clayden*, Samreen A. Yasin

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

The decomposition of THF by organolithiums in the presence of HMPA gives lithium but-3-en-1-oxide by a reverse 5-endo-trig ring opening.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)191-192
Number of pages2
JournalNew Journal of Chemistry
Volume26
Issue number2
Early online date7 Feb 2002
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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