Ruthenium-catalysed conversion of 1,4-alkynediols into pyrroles

S J Pridmore, P A Slatford, A Daniel, M K Whittlesey, J M J Williams

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Various 1,2,5-substituted pyrroles have been synthesised from 1,4-alkynediols using a ruthenium catalysed isomerisation to give the corresponding 1,4-dicarbonyl compounds, which undergo in situ cyclisation to pyrroles in the presence of amine. (C) 2007 Published by Elsevier Ltd.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5115-5120
Number of pages6
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number29
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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    Pridmore, S. J., Slatford, P. A., Daniel, A., Whittlesey, M. K., & Williams, J. M. J. (2007). Ruthenium-catalysed conversion of 1,4-alkynediols into pyrroles. Tetrahedron Letters, 48(29), 5115-5120.