Carbocation catalysed ring closing aldehyde–olefin metathesis

Shengjun Ni, Johan Franzén
2018 Chemical Communications  
4-Phenylphenyl-diphenylmethylium tetrafluoroborate catalyses a rare high yielding intramolecular aldehyde–olefin metathesis of enals under mild reaction conditions and low catalyst loading.
doi:10.1039/c8cc06734a fatcat:7xqa5zfwmvb2njhmma6b3lasjy