New and Efficient Method for the Preparation of Medium-sized Lactones from the Correspondingω-Hydroxycarboxylic Acids
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Medium-sized lactones are prepared in good yields on treating monomeric cyclic silyl siloxycarboxylates, prepared in situ from ω-hydroxycarboxylic acids and 1,2-bisdimethylsilylbenzene using RhCl(PPh<SUB>3</SUB>)<SUB>3</SUB> catalyst, with an active catalyst of dimethylsilylbis(trifluoromethanesulfonate).
- Chemistry Letters
Chemistry Letters 1997(2), 187-188, 1997-02
The Chemical Society of Japan