Reaction of trisubstituted cyclic olefins with NaN3 in the presence of Cu(OTf)2 upon irradiation under oxygen gave keto nitriles in good yields. 1,5-Dimethyl-1,5-cyclooctadiene and 1,5,9-trimethyl-1,5,9-cyclododecatriene were converted into the corresponding unsaturated keto nitriles.
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - 1997|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Organic Chemistry