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Total synthesis of Cantharidin:
Reference: Dauben, W. G.; Kessel, C. R.; Takemura, K. H. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1980, 102, 6893–6894. DOI
Keywords: Diels-Alder, Maleic anhydride • Furan-cycloaddition • Hydrogenation alkene • Alkyl-SR → Alkyl-H •
Reagents: RaNi • H2, Pd • High pressure •

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