Simple synthesis of 2-substituted tetrahydrofuran-3-carbonitriles

M. Makosza, J. Przyborowski, R. Klajn, A. Kwast

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Liquid/liquid Phase Transfer Catalysis (PTC) reaction of 4-chlorobutyronitrile with nonenolisable aldehydes leads via an addition-cyclisation reaction sequence to derivatives of tetrahydrofuran-3-carbonitrile.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1773-1774
Number of pages2
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2000


  • Aldehydes
  • Cyclizations
  • Nitriles
  • Phase-transfer catalysis
  • Tetrahydrofurans

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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