Moody, Catherine Laura (2012) Improved Routes to Unsaturated Ketones and Heterocycles. PhD thesis, University of York.
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The work herein comprises two distinct projects: the first involves the construction of allylic ketones and enones directly from primary alcohols, using a novel one-pot procedure. Following development of this methodology, its application to the synthesis of indolizidine alkaloid elaeokanidine A was investigated.
The second research area concerns the development of a copper(II)-catalysed radical cyclisation reaction to form spirocyclic oxindoles directly from linear anilides, along with subsequent preliminary studies towards to the synthesis of spirotryprostatin A.
|Item Type:||Thesis (PhD)|
|Keywords:||one-pot reaction, enone, indolizidine alkaloid, spirooxindole, spirotryprostatin A|
|Department:||The University of York > Chemistry (York)|
|Deposited By:||Miss Catherine Laura Moody|
|Deposited On:||29 May 2012 13:37|
|Last Modified:||29 May 2012 13:37|
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