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Total synthesis of Dihydrotagetone:
Reference: Le Borgne, J. F.;. Cuvigny, Th.; Larchevëque, M; Normant, H. Tetrahedron Lett., 1976, 1379. DOI
Keywords: Imine → Aldehyde • CompE+-Imine/Acetal+H2O • Acetal → Aldehyde • Alkyl-OH → Ketone • Aldehyde azaenolate+Alkyl-X • Alkyl-X+Azaenolate • Wittig-methyl • Mg-Alkyl+Aldehyde • Aldehyde+Mg-R • Aldehyde → Imine •
Reagents: LiNEt2 • PPh3=CH2 • Alkyl-MgX • CrO3·Py2 (Collins) •

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