On cyclopentadienone-ketals and their dimers. A novel rearrangement of α,β-unsaturated ketone dialkyl ketals

Sarah Abramson, Jakov Zizuashvili, Benzion Fuchs

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Abstract

The dimers 2a & b) of dimethyl- and diethylcyclopentadienone ketals(1a & b) undergo a novel 1,3-alkoxy-rearrangement to 4(a & b). Mild hydrolysis of 2 or 3 gives the monoketones (3a or b). On strong acid catalysed hydrolysis 2, 3 or 4 afford the cyclopentadienone-dimer(6.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2351-2354
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume21
Issue number24
DOIs
StatePublished - 1980

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