Macrocyclic ethers by free radical cyclizations

Annie Philippon, Jingchao Tao, David Tétard, Marie Degueil-Castaing, Bernard Maillard*

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Tin hydride reduction of ω-iodo-polyoxaalkyl acrylates 1 using syringe pump addition of both reactants to a solution of AIBN in benzene at 80°C afforded the corresponding cyclic polyethers in excellent yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2651-2682
Number of pages32
JournalSynthetic Communications
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes


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