Preparation of nitrogen-containing 15-membered triolefinic macrocycles: (E,E,E)-1,6,11-tris(arylsulfonyl)-1,6,11-triazacyclopentadeca-3,8,13-trienes

Silvia Cerezo, Jordi Cortès, David Galvan, Elena Lago, Caroline Marchi, Elies Molins, Marcial Moreno-Mañas, Roser Pleixats, Javier Torrejón, Adelina Vallribera

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Three routes to (E,E,E)-1,6,11-tris(arylsulfonyl)-1,6,11-triazacyclopentadeca-3,8,13-trienes are described. Optimization of the preparation of key intermediates has opened the way to efficient synthesis of a broad variety of 15-membered, nitrogen-containing triolefinic macrocycles.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)329-337
JournalEuropean Journal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2001


  • Alkenes
  • Macrocycles
  • Nitrogen heterocycles
  • Palladium


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