Synthesis 2005(1): 158-160  
DOI: 10.1055/s-2004-831218
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Facile Preparation of tert-Butyl 1-tert-Butoxycarbonylaminocyclopent-3-enecarboxylate from Inexpensive Starting Materials

Oleg V. Larionov, Sergei I. Kozhushkov, Armin de Meijere*
Institut für Organische and Biomolekulare Chemie, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Tammannstrasse 2, 37077 Göttingen, Germany
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Publication History

Received 30 March 2004
Publication Date:
16 September 2004 (online)

Abstract

1,5-C,C-Cycloalkylation of tert-butyl acetoacetate (1) with cis-1,4-dichloro-2-butene (2) followed by the haloform reaction of the product in NaOH solution and subsequent Curtius degradation in tert-butyl alcohol furnished tert-butyl 1-tert-butoxycarbonylaminocyclopent-3-enecarboxylate (5) in 32% overall yield.

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tert-Butyl N-(diphenylmethylene)glycinate is commercially available at a price of 46.60 EUR per 1 g (Aldrich).

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The price of methyl tert-butyl malonate is 45.00 EUR for 10 mL (Aldrich).

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The price of tert-butyl acetoacetate(1) is 43.20 EUR for 500 mL (Aldrich).

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cis-1,4-Dichloro-2-butene(2) is commercially available at a price of 133.00 EUR for 100 g (Aldrich).

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Without tin tetrachloride, the yield was only 17%.

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Diphenylphosphoryl azide (DPPA) is commercially available at a price of 136.35 EUR for 100 g (Aldrich) or else can easily be prepared.15