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Enantioselective synthesis of $\alpha$-benzyloxy-$\omega$-alkenals: application to the synthesis of (+)-exo-brevicomin, (+)-iso-exo-brevicomin, and (-)-isolaurepan

Prasad, KR and Anbarasan, P (2007) Enantioselective synthesis of $\alpha$-benzyloxy-$\omega$-alkenals: application to the synthesis of (+)-exo-brevicomin, (+)-iso-exo-brevicomin, and (-)-isolaurepan. In: Tetrahedron-Asymmetry, 18 (12). pp. 1419-1427.

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Abstract

The enantioselective synthesis of alpha-benzyloxy aldehydes containing a terminal alkene was carried out from chiral Pool L-(+)tartaric acid by employing the stereoselective reduction of a 1,4-diketone as the key step. The synthetic utility of these aldehydes was demonstrated in the synthesis of pine beetle pheromones (+)-exo-brevicomin, (+)-iso-exo-brevicomin and a formal synthesis of 2,7cis-disubstituted oxepane (-)-isolaurepan.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Organic Chemistry
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2009 05:41
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:24
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/18558

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