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Publicly Available Published by De Gruyter January 1, 2009

Birch reduction and its application in the total synthesis of natural products

  • G. S. R. Subba Rao

The unique availability of substituted cyclohexa-1,4- and 1,3-dienes, notably enol ethers, from Birch reduction of anisoles, permits many novel synthetic reactions of general utility. The total synthesis of several natural products derived from polyketides have been accomplished using a Diels–Alder and Alder–Rickert process. The strategies of the synthesis are discussed.


Florida Heterocyclic Conference, Florida Heterocyclic Conference, FloHet, Florida Heterocyclic Conference, 4th, Gainesville, Florida, USA, 2003-03-10–2003-03-12

Online erschienen: 2009-1-1
Erschienen im Druck: 2003-1-1

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