Regioselective synthesis of 2,3-dihydrobenzodioxepinones from epoxides and 2-bromophenols via palladium-catalyzed carbonylation

Haoquan Li, Anke Spannenberg, Helfried Neumann, Matthias Beller, Xiao Feng Wu

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Abstract

A highly regioselective cascade synthesis of 2,3-dihydrobenzodioxepinone from 2-bromophenols and epoxides has been developed. The reactions go through nucleophilic ring-opening of epoxides and subsequent palladium-catalyzed intramolecular alkoxylcarbonylation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2114-2116
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume50
Issue number17
DOIs
StatePublished - 30 Jan 2014
Externally publishedYes

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