How easy are the syntheses of allenes?

@article{Yu2011HowEA,
  title={How easy are the syntheses of allenes?},
  author={Shichao Yu and Shengming Ma},
  journal={Chemical communications},
  year={2011},
  volume={47 19},
  pages={5384-418}
}
Allenes have proven themselves to be valuable building blocks toward complex molecular targets, revealing novel applications in natural product synthesis, pharmaceutical chemistry and materials science. The ongoing interest in allene chemistry results in a variety of new methodologies and pathways for the synthesis of allenes. This feature article highlights some of the recent important developments on the synthesis of allenes and the applications on the synthesis of allenic natural products… CONTINUE READING