Buchner method of ring expansion

  • Jie Jack Li


Benzene reacts with diazoacetic ester to give cyclohepta-2,4,6-trienecarboxylic acid ester. Cf. Pfau-Platter azulene synthesis.


Inorganic Chemistry Organic Chemistry Acid Ester Ring Opening Ring Expansion 
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  • Jie Jack Li
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  1. 1.Chemistry DepartmentPfizer Global Research and DevelopmentAnn ArborUSA

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