Microwave-assisted, tetrabutylammonium hydroxide catalysed 1,4-addition reactions of water to α,β-unsaturated ketones and α,β-ynones take place efficiently in water. Reactions of the resulting β-hydroxy ketones lead to the formation of either C-C bond cleavage or annulation products.
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