Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1983, 48, 2531-2535

Preparation of some 8-oxa derivatives of 2,4-dienoic acid esters

Ludvík Streinz and Miroslav Romaňuk

Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, 166 10 Prague 6


The method of preparation of the esters of 8-oxa-2,4-dienoic acids is described, utilizing 3-methyl-4-oxa-6-heptynal (III) as the key intermediate which was prepared on addition of 2-propyn-1-ol to 2-butenal.