Cobalt-Catalyzed Oxygenation/Dearomatization of Furans

Jonathan P. Oswald, K. A. Woerpel

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The dearomatization of aromatic compounds using cobalt(II) acetylacetonate with triplet oxygen and triethylsilane converts furans, benzofurans, pyrroles, and thiophenes to a variety of products, including lactones, silyl peroxides, and ketones.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9067-9075
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number16
StatePublished - Aug 17 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry


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