Stereoselective Synthesis of the Tetrahydropyran Core of Polycarvernoside A
2005-06-23T00:00:00Z (GMT) by
A concise and stereoselective synthesis of the tetrasubstituted tetrahydropyran core of polycavernoside A was achieved in 55% overall yield from 3-benzyloxypropanal. A stereoselective allyl transfer reaction was used in the synthesis of enol ether 18 followed by a TFA-mediated cyclization to create the three new asymmetric centers in the tetrahydropyran with complete stereocontrol in a single-pot process.
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