The synthesis of γ-lactones from the addition products of ketene thioacetal anions and carbonyl compounds has been achieved. A unique phenylselenenyl chloride triggered formation of dithienium ion from ketene thioacetal has been shown to directly afford a doubly protected butenolide system.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of Organic Chemistry|
|Publication status||Published - 1980|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Organic Chemistry