Synthesis of R(+)-α-lipoic acid

Rama Rao, A. V. ; Purandare, Ashok V. ; Rajarathnam Reddy, E. ; Gurjar, M. K. (1987) Synthesis of R(+)-α-lipoic acid Synthetic Communications, 17 (9). pp. 1095-1102. ISSN 0039-7911

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An efficient enantiospecific synthesis of R(+)-α-lipoic acid (1) a prosthetic group and a vital cofactor in -α-keto acids decarboxylation is described.

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