Synthesis of 5-alkyl-4-bromo-5-hydroxy-2(5h)-furanones and 5-alkylidene-4-bromo-2(5h)-furanones

J. Font, A. Gracia, P. de March

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Treatment of monoalkylsubstituted allenic esters 4 with NBS and water in the darkness yields β-bromo-γ,β-butenolides 5, that are easily transformed into 5-alkyl-4-bromo-5-hydroxy-2(5H)-furanones 8 and 5-alkylidene-4-bromo-2(5H)-furanones 2. © 1990.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5517-5520
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number38
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1990


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