Azafulvenium methides: new extended dipolar systems

O B Sutcliffe, R C Storr, T L Gilchrist, P Rafferty, A P A Crew

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The transient 8 pi 1,7-dipolar azafulvenium methides 5 and 8 undergo sigmatropic [1,8] H shifts and the acyl derivatives 12 electrocyclise to give novel pyrrolooxazines 13; the related diazafulvenium methide 15 can be intercepted in 8 pi + 2 pi cycloadditions with silylated acetylenes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)675-676
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications (London)
Issue number8
Early online date30 Mar 2000
Publication statusPublished - 2000


  • parameters
  • silylated acetylenes


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