Molybdenum Pentachloride Mediated Synthesis of Spirocyclic Compounds by Intramolecular Oxidative Coupling.

@inproceedings{Schubert2016MolybdenumPM,
  title={Molybdenum Pentachloride Mediated Synthesis of Spirocyclic Compounds by Intramolecular Oxidative Coupling.},
  author={Moritz Schubert and Kathrin Wehming and Anton Kehl and Martin Nieger and Gregor Schnakenburg and Roland Froehlich and Dieter Schollmeyer and Siegfried R. Waldvogel},
  year={2016}
}
Oxidative treatment of 4-methoxy substituted 2-aryl cinnamates leads to an dealkylative C—C coupling and gives access to spirocyclic compounds.