Synthesis of β-ketonitriles from 3-bromoisoxazoles

Martin G. Kociolek, Nicholas G. Straub, Elizabeth J. Marton

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A series of substituted 3-bromoisoxazoles were ring opened with either molybdenum hexacarbonyl or iron (II) chloride tetrahydrate to give β-ketonitriles in good yields.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)280-282
Number of pages3
JournalLetters in Organic Chemistry
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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