Synthesis of 2,7,8-trioxaspiro[4,5]decan-1-ones by manganese(III)-based reaction

Nguyen Van Ha, Ta Thi Han Hoan, Nguyen Thi To Uyen, Huynh Thanh Truc, Hiroshi Nishino
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  • Nguyen Van Ha
  • Ta Thi Han Hoan
  • Nguyen Thi To Uyen
  • Huynh Thanh Truc
  • Hiroshi Nishino



Manganese(III)-based reaction, spiro bicyclic compound, 1, 2-dioxane ring, γ-lactone ring


Some new spiro bicyclic compounds possessing one 1,2-dioxane ring and one γ-lactone ring were successfully synthesized by manganese(III)-based reaction of 1,1-diarylethenes and 2-acetylbutyrolactone under air. The procedure was simple and the product yield was high.   The NMR spectrometric features of the products were analyzed and the reaction mechanism is briefly discussed.

Keywords. Manganese(III)-based reaction, spiro bicyclic compound, 1,2-dioxane ring, γ-lactone ring.


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Ha, N. V., Han Hoan, T. T., To Uyen, N. T., Truc, H. T., & Nishino, H. (2017). Synthesis of 2,7,8-trioxaspiro[4,5]decan-1-ones by manganese(III)-based reaction. Vietnam Journal of Chemistry, 55(6), 756.