Bergman cyclisation

Definition: The cyclisation of an ene-diyne to give a 1,4-diradical cyclohexatriene. The diradical usually aromatises.

ID: RXNO:0000240


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Iterative synthesis of acenes via homo-elongation
Chih-Hsiu Lin, Ke-Han Lin, Bikash Pal and Li-Der Tsou, Chem. Commun., 2009 , 803
DOI: 10.1039/b814840f

Dual reactivity of a photochemically-generated cyclic enyne‚Äďallene
Alexander V. Kuzmin and Vladimir V. Popik, Chem. Commun., 2009 , 5707
DOI: 10.1039/b911871c