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Review | Regular issue | Vol 57, No. 2, 2002, pp.361-404
Published online, 1st January, 1970
DOI: 10.3987/REV-01-545
Recent Advances in the Synthesis and Transformations of Heterocycles Mediated by Fluoride Ion Activated Organosilicon Compounds

Edgars Abele and Edmunds Lukevics*

*Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis, 21 Aizkraukles Street, Riga, LV-1006, Latvia


Modern methodologies of preparation and transformation of three-, four-, five- and six-membered heterocycles and their functional groups using silanes in the presence of fluoride ion have been reviewed. Syntheses of large sized heterocyclic compounds are also included.