Stereocontrolled Synthesis Of The Corey Prostaglandin Intermediate, 7-Syn-Methoxymethyl-Bicyclo[2.2.1]Hept-5-En-2-One

Garry N. Fickes, Richard S. Glass

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The key steps in the reported stereocontrolled synthesis of hicyclic ketone 2 are Diels-Alder reaction of 5-methoxymethyl-l,2,3,4,5-pentachloro-l,3-cyclopentadiene, 3, and vinyl acetate and stereocontrolled reductive dechlorination of bicyclic THP ether 4c.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)721-728
Number of pages8
JournalSynthetic Communications
Issue number9
StatePublished - Jul 1 1983

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  • Organic Chemistry


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