Recent Advances in the Synthesis of Bowl-Shaped Aromatic Compounds

Stępień, M.
SYNLETT 2013, 24, 1316-1321 | view at publisher's site

This review provides a brief account of the methodology used for the synthesis of bowl-shaped aromatic compounds, illustrated by recent literature examples. Special attention is given to the latest developments such as surface-catalyzed cyclodehydrogenations, alumina-mediated ring closures, and the fold-in approach.