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2-Butynoic acid is used as an intermediate in organic synthesis and pharmaceuticals. It is used as a synthon in various reactions, which includes cylcoalkylation of phenols to flavones and chromones. It is involved in the cyclization of gamma-butyrolactones. It is also used in the synthesis of Z-trisubstituted olefins through µ-alkylation. It plays an important role in the preparation of chirally pure 1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinoline analogs, which finds application as anti-cancer agents.
For Diels-Alder reactions with dienes, see: Chem. Ber., 114, 1793 (1981); Liebigs Ann. Chem., 1089 (1981).
The dilithio derivative can be alkylated at the 4-position. The resulting Li salts can, if required, be converted directly to their TMS or methyl esters by reaction with TMS chloride or MeI: Tetrahedron Lett., 83 (1979).
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