Convergent syntheses of 3,6-dihydroxydec-4-enolides

Jonathan C Killen, Lorraine C Axford, Sarah E Newberry, Thomas J Simpson, Christine L Willis

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The total syntheses of the 3,6-dihydroxydecanolide from Cordyceps militaris and the novel C-3 epimer are reported using a diastereoselective Nozaki-Hiyama-Kishi reaction in the key cyclization to generate the 6R stereocenter.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4194-7
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - 2012


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