Synthesis of substituted pyridines and pyridazines via ring closing metathesis

Timothy J. Donohoe, Lisa P. Fishlock, Jose A. Basutto, John F. Bower, Panayiotis A. Procopiou, Amber L. Thompson

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RCM can be used to make aromatic heterocycles, namely pyridines and, for the first time, pyridazines; the key step after RCM involves elimination of sulfinate to provide the aromatic system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3008-3010
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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