Access to the Protoilludane Core by Gold-Catalyzed Allene-vinylcyclopropane Cycloisomerization

@inproceedings{Pitaval2013AccessTT,
  title={Access to the Protoilludane Core by Gold-Catalyzed Allene-vinylcyclopropane Cycloisomerization},
  author={Anthony Pitaval and David Leboeuf and Julien Ceccon and Antonio M Echavarren},
  booktitle={Organic letters},
  year={2013}
}
Gold(I)-catalyzed allene-vinylcyclopropane cycloisomerization leads to the tricyclic framework of the protoilludanes in a single step by a reaction that involves a cyclopropane ring expansion and a Prins cyclization.