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Total synthesis of Cephalotaxine:
Reference: Lin, X.; Kavash, R. W.; Mariano, P. S. J. Org. Chem.. 1996, 61, 7335-7347. DOI
Keywords: Li/I → Li-Aryl • O-H → O-SO2R • Acetal → Aldehyde • N-Bn → N-H • N-H → N-Boc • Ketone enolate+(Ox) • N-Boc → N-H • Ketone → Alkyl-OH • Li-Aryl+CarboxAmide • CarboxAmide+Li-R • Mukaiyama Aldol • Aldol-Si • Aldehyde+EnolSilane • Pinacol • Enone-β-OR+Mg-R • Mg-Alkyl+Ketone • Enone-β-OR → Enone • Stork-Danheiser • Reductive amination, B-H • N-H → N-Alkyl • Ketone → Ketone-α-OR • Alkyl-OH → Ketone-1,2-di • ConjAdd Amine • Ketone → EnolEther • Amine-5 •
Reagents: BuLi(n) • DMF (react) • BF3·OEt2 • Sulfonyl chloride, methane, NEt3 • HCl, H2O • NH2Bn • BH3CN-Na+ • NEtiPr2 • H2, Pd • Oxaziridine • DMSO, (CF3CO)2O • Me2C(OMe)2 • BH4-Na+

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