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Total synthesis of Cecropia Juvenile Hormone (Faulkner):
Reference: Faulkner, D. J.; Peterson, M. R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1973, 95, 553. DOI
Keywords: Enone → Ketal(Me) • Mannich • O-H → O-SO2R • Claisen-Enol ether • Aldehyde → Cyanohydrin • Nitrile → CarboxEster • Hofmann elim → Enone • Diol-1,2 → Epoxide • Claisen-Enol ether • Enone → Ketal • Alkyne → Ketone • Enone → Allyl-OH • CompRed-Ketone/CarboxEster+M-H • Enone → Allyl-OH • CompRed-Ketone/CarboxEster+M-H • Li-Alkynyl+Ketone • Ketone+Li-Alkynyl •
Reagents: BH4-Na+ • Cyanide, sodium • Acetic acid • Orthoformate • TsOH • Formaldehyde • CH2=NMe2+I- • Sulfate, dimethyl • Hydroxide, sodium • TsOH • BH4-Na+ • TsCl, Py • NaOMe • Methacrolein • TsOH • Alkynyl-Li • HgO •

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