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Total synthesis of allo-Kainic Acid:
Reference: DeShong, P.; Kell, D. A. Tetrahedron Lett. 1986, 27, 3979. DOI
Keywords: O-SiMe2tBu → O-H • Jones oxidation • Alkyl-OH → CarboxAcid • CarboxAcid → CarboxEster • N-Bn → N-H • Wittig-methyl • N-Bn → N-H • Azomethine ylide Cycloaddition • Amine-5 • Electrocyclic-4π •
Reagents: PPh3=CH2 • Fluoride, R4N+ • CrO3, H2SO4 (Jones) • Diazomethane • Hydroxide, sodium • O=C(OR)Cl • Aziridine •

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