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Fe-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of Aryl Allenyl Ketones: Access to 3-Arylidene-indan-1-ones

Cite this: Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 8, 2257–2260
Publication Date (Web):March 27, 2018
Copyright © 2018 American Chemical Society

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    A cycloisomerization of aryl allenyl ketones to 3-arylidene-indan-1-ones using a cationic Fe-complex as a catalyst is reported. The catalyst opens a synthetically interesting reaction pathway to this surprisingly underrepresented class of indanones that are not accessible using alternative catalytic systems.

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