Stereoisomers of Bicyclo[8.8.2]icos-19-ene: Synthesis, Novel Properties, and Molecular Mechanics Calculations

Roger S. Macomber, Daniel E. Rardon, Thomas J. Emge

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A mixture comprising four of the five possible stereoisomers of title compound 1, novel bicyclic alkenes with properties resembling those of betweenanenes,2 has been synthesized in four steps from 1,10-cyclooctadecadione (2).3 Molecular mechanics calculations have been performed on all five stereoisomers of 1.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)433-434
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1992
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Organic Chemistry

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