Synthesis of Δα,β-butenolides by oxidative dehydrocarboxylation of paraconic acids

  • G. I. Nikishin
  • Yu. N. Ogibin
  • L. Kh. Rakhmatuilina
  • N. G. Maksimova
Organic and Biological Chemistry


A new method is proposed for the synthesis of γ-alkyl-Δα,β-butenolides by oxidative dehydrocarboxylation ofγ -alkylparaconic acids by the S2O82−-AgNO3-CuSO4 system.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. I. Nikishin
    • 1
  • Yu. N. Ogibin
    • 1
  • L. Kh. Rakhmatuilina
    • 1
  • N. G. Maksimova
    • 1
  1. 1.N. D. Zelinskii Institute of Organic ChemistryAcademy of Sciences of the USSRMoscow

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