Synthesis of herbertenediol and mastigophorenes A-D

Srikrishna, A. ; Srinivasa Rao, M. (2005) Synthesis of herbertenediol and mastigophorenes A-D ARKIVOC: Online Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2005 . pp. 189-200. ISSN 1551-7004

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Formal total synthesis of (±)-herbertenediol and mastigophorenes A-D, starting from vanillin, has been described. A combination of alkylation, Wacker oxidation and intramolecular aldol condensation was employed for the generation of the cyclopentenone with two vicinal quaternary carbon atoms.

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Keywords:Herbertanes; Sesquiterpene Synthesis; Intramolecular Aldol Condensation; Vicinal Quaternary Carbon Atoms
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