Triple Mukaiyama-Michael cascade toward a tricyclic framework

Dina Shpasser, Moshe Kapon, Mark Botoshansky, Moris S. Eisen*

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The intermolecular Mukaiyama-Michael addition between stoichiometric amounts of a bisketene acetal and methyl vinyl ketone is rapidly followed by a double cascade intramolecular Mukaiyama-Michael addition to form a fused tricyclic compound containing four-, five- and six-membered rings embellished with several functionalities.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberZ45111SS
Pages (from-to)2751-2753
Number of pages3
Issue number17
StatePublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • Mukaiyama-Michael addition
  • bisketene acetals
  • cascade reaction
  • fused tricyclic framework
  • silyl enol ethers


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