Chromium(0)-Promoted [6π + 2π] Cycloadditions of Allenes with Cycloheptatriene
journal contributionposted on 18.12.2008 by James H. Rigby, Stéphane B. Laurent, Zeeshan Kamal, Mary Jane Heeg
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Photoinitiated [6π + 2π] cycloadditions of allenes with (η6-cycloheptatriene)tricarbonylchromium(0) (1) are described. An example of asymmetric induction obtained by reaction of 1 with a chiral 1,3-disubstituted allene is also reported.