Unusual manganese(III)-mediated oxidative free radical additions of 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds to benzonorbornadiene and 7-heterobenzonorbornadienes: Mechanistic studies


Caliskan R. , Ali M. F. , Sahin E., Watson W. H. , Balci M.

JOURNAL OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, cilt.72, ss.3353-3359, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 72 Konu: 9
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1021/jo0625711
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.3353-3359

Özet

Benzonorbornadiene and heterobenzonorbornadiene were reacted with dimedone/acetylacetone and Mn(OAc)(3) in the presence and absence of Cu(OAc)(2). The reaction of benzonorbornadiene with dimedone gave mainly the dihydrofuran addition product, whereas the reaction with acetylacetone produced a rearranged product in addition to the dihydrofuran derivative. On the other hand, oxanorbornadiene gave unusual products such as the cycloproponated compound and a product arising from the incorporation of 2 mol of dimedone. The reaction of azanorbornadiene with 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds and Mn(OAc)(3) always produced rearranged products. The mechanism of formation of the products is discussed. We generally observe that the cyclization reaction takes place after the oxidation of the initially formed radical.