Olefination Reactions in the Synthesis of Cyclophanes

@article{Bodwell2012OlefinationRI,
  title={Olefination Reactions in the Synthesis of Cyclophanes},
  author={G. Bodwell and Penchal Reddy Nandaluru},
  journal={Israel Journal of Chemistry},
  year={2012},
  volume={52},
  pages={105-138}
}
A survey of olefination reactions that have been used in the synthesis of cyclophanes is presented. This covers the Ramberg–Backlund reaction, the Wittig and related reactions, the McMurry and related reactions, ring-closing metathesis (alkenes, alkynes and ene-ynes), aldol condensations and Siegrist reactions, as well as miscellaneous reactions. The McMurry reaction and ring-closing metathesis have enjoyed the greatest popularity in recent years, but they are typically used for complementary… Expand
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