The novel selenium mediated aromatization of a 1,6-diyn-3-ene system related to neocarzinostatin chromophore

Kazunobu Toshima, Kazumi Ohta, Tatsuya Ohtake, Kuniaki Tatsuta

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Treatment of 1,6-diyn-3-ene system 1 with SeO2 caused a Myers type cyclization to produce a biradical 6 through an enyne-allene system 5 which was generated by an ene reaction of 1 with SeO2, in analogy with the case of neocarzinostatin chromophore.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)694-695
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1991 Dec 1


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  • Molecular Medicine

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