Rhenium- and manganese-catalyzed insertion of acetylenes into β-keto esters: Synthesis of 2-pyranones

Yoichiro Kuninobu, Atsushi Kawata, Mitsumi Nishi, Hisatsugu Takata, Kazuhiko Takai

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Rhenium- and manganese-catalyzed reactions between β-keto esters and acetylenes, followed by treatment with tetrabutylammonium fluoride, gave 2-pyranone derivatives regioselectively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6360-6362
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number47
Publication statusPublished - Dec 11 2008


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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