Rapid access to azepine-fused oxetanols from alkoxy-substituted maleimides

Kevin I. Booker-Milburn*, James R. Baker, Ian Bruce

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UV irradiation of alkoxy-substituted N-alkenylmaleimides induces a sequence involving a [5 + 2] cycloaddition followed by a Norrish-Yang cyclization. The resulting highly strained alkylidene oxetanol-fused azepines are formed in good yield and with high diastereoselectivities.

Translated title of the contributionRapid Access to Azepine-fuzed Oxetanols from Alkoxy-Substituted Maleimides
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1481-1484
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 29 Apr 2004

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Publisher: Am. Chem. Soc


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