Electrophilic cyclization of (E, E)-2-farnesylthiophene

  • A. V. Semenovskii
  • M. M. Emel'yanov
Organic Chemistry


The electrophilic cyclization of (E, E)-2-farnesylthiophene has been studied for the first time, and it has been shown that the allylic thienyl group acts as a specific terminator which leads to the formation of a tetra cyclic molecule with a cis-hydrindane fragment.


Thienyl Cyclic Molecule Electrophilic Cyclization Thienyl Group 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. V. Semenovskii
    • 1
  • M. M. Emel'yanov
    • 1
  1. 1.N. D. Zelinskii Institute of Organic ChemistryAcademy of Sciences of the USSRMoscow

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