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Hypervalent Iodine–Mediated Ring Contraction Reactions
Instituto de Química, Universidade de São Paulo, CP 26077, CEP 05513-970, São Paulo SP, Brazil
Received: 27 November 2005; Accepted: 2 May 2006 / Published: 20 June 2006
Abstract: Hypervalent iodine reagents constitute a powerful tool in modern synthetic organic chemistry, promoting several important reactions. One such reaction is the ring contraction of cycloalkenes and cycloalkanones promoted by iodine(III) compounds, such as iodobenzene diacetate, iodosylbenzene, iodotoluene difluoride, and [hydroxy(tosyloxy)- iodo]benzene (Koser ́s reagent). This review covers all the literature related to the ring contraction of cyclic ketones and olefins promoted by iodine(III) species.
Keywords: Iodine(III); hypervalent iodine; ring contraction; oxidation; cycloalkenes; cycloalkanones.
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Silva, L.F., Jr. Hypervalent Iodine–Mediated Ring Contraction Reactions. Molecules 2006, 11, 421-434.
Silva LF, Jr. Hypervalent Iodine–Mediated Ring Contraction Reactions. Molecules. 2006; 11(6):421-434.
Silva, Luiz F., Jr. 2006. "Hypervalent Iodine–Mediated Ring Contraction Reactions." Molecules 11, no. 6: 421-434.