Cycloaddition reactions of benzynes generated from benzobisoxadisilole, benzotrisoxadisilole and naphthoxadisilole

Ya Li Chen, Hong Kui Zhang, Wai Yeung Wong, Albert W M Lee

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Benzynes (7, 16) generated from benzobisoxadisilole and benzotrisoxadisilole were trapped as the furan cycloaddition adducts. Naphthoxadisilole and naphthobisoxadisilole were also synthesized.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2259-2262
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 18 Mar 2002
Externally publishedYes


  • Benzobisoxadisilole
  • Benzotrisoxadisilole
  • Benzyne
  • Cycloaddition
  • Diels-Alder reaction
  • Naphthoxadisilole

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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