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Total synthesis of Coleophomone D:
Reference: Nicolaou, K. C.; Montagnon, T.; Vassilikogiannakis, G.; Mathison, C. J. N. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 8872. DOI
Keywords: Cyanohydrin → AcylCyanide • Benzyl-OH → Aldehyde • Selenoxide-Ei → Dienone • Ketone → Enone • Enone enolate+Alkyl-X • Alkyl-X+Enolate • Claisen acylation, Mander • Enone enolate+Mander • Aldehyde → Cyanohydrin •
Reagents: LiNiPr2 • LiNiPr2 • LiNiPr2 • H2O2 • Hydroxide, lithium • Cyanide, AlR2 • CrO3Cl·PyH (PCC) • NEt3 • Carbonate, potassium • MnO2 • Allyl-Br • SePh-Cl •

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