RhCl3/amine-catalyzed cyclotrimerization of alkynes

Kenta Yoshida, Ichiro Morimoto, Koichi Mitsudo, Hideo Tanaka

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RhCl3/amine was found to be an efficient catalyst for the cyclotrimerization of alkynes. The [2 + 2 + 2] cyclotrimerization of internal alkynes proceeded smoothly to afford hexa-substituted benzenes regioselectively in moderate to high yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)998-999
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 5 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry


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