Thiophenyl substituted cyclohexa-2,4-dien-1-ones were synthesized and photolyzed in the presence of various amines to afford the amides containing diene moeties via the ketene intermediate under visible light irradiation at 38°C. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.
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We would like to dedicate this article to the memory of Sir Derek H. R. Barton (Deceased March 16th, 1998). This work was supported by the Non Directed Research Fund, Korea Research Foundation (1998).