The Robinson Annulation
|| Chapter 18: Enols
Reaction type : Conjugate addition,
then intramolecular Aldol and finally an Elimination (!)
- A complex sequence that can be
used to form bicyclic systems containing a substituted cyclohexenone system.
- These products are important
systems in various natural products, for example within steriods.
- "Annulation" means "building
- The reaction is named after Sir
- The sequence involves the following
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