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Rhodium-Catalyzed Chemo- and Regioselective Cross-Dimerization of Two Terminal Alkynes
- Xu, Hua-Dong, Zhang, Ren-Wei, Li, Xiaoxun, Huang, Suyu, Tang, Weiping, Hu, Wen-Hao
- Organic letters 2013 v.15 no.4 pp. 840-843
- alcohols, alkynes, amides, catalysts, chemical reactions, chemical structure, regioselectivity, rendering, rhodium
- Cross-dimerization of terminal arylacetylenes and terminal propargylic alcohols/amides has been achieved in the presence of a rhodium catalyst. This method features high chemo- and regioselectivities rendering convenient and atom economical access to functionalized enynes.