Synlett 1998; 1998(10): 1091-1092
DOI: 10.1055/s-1998-1866
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Anomeric Oxygen to Carbon Rearrangements of Alkynyl Tributylstannane Derivatives of Lactols

Marianne F. Buffet* , Darren J. Dixon, Steven V. Ley, Edward W. Tate
  • *Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, Lensfield Road, Cambridge, CB2 1EW, U.K.
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31 December 2000 (online)

Treatment of alkynyl tributylstannane tetrahydropyranyl and tetrahydrofuranyl ether derivatives with boron trifluoride etherate effects an efficient anomeric oxygen to carbon rearrangement leading to the corresponding carbon-linked alkynol products.