|Named after||Otto Diels
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An oxo-Diels–Alder reaction (also called an oxa-Diels–Alder reaction) is an organic reaction and a variation of the Diels–Alder reaction in which a suitable diene reacts with an aldehyde to form a dihydropyran ring. This reaction is of some importance to synthetic organic chemistry.
- A Diels–Alder Type Reaction with Formaldehyde Thomas L. Gresham, Thomas R. Steadman J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1949, 71 (2), pp 737–738 doi:10.1021/ja01170a101
- Tetrahedron Report number 869 Asymmetric hetero-Diels–Alder reactions of carbonyl compounds Helene Pellissier Tetrahedron 65 (2009) 2839–2877 doi:10.1016/j.tet.2009.01.068