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Total synthesis of Farnesol:
Reference: Yu, J. S.; Kleckley, T. S.; Wiemer, D. F. Org. Let. 2005, 7, 4803. DOI
Keywords: Oxido-Ylide Wittig • CarboxEster → Alkyl-OH • Acetoacetic ester synthesis • Decarboxylation • HWE → EnoateEster •
Reagents: Acetoacetate • Carbonate, potassium • Hydroxide, potassium • HCl • PPh3=CH2 • BuLi(sec) • Formaldehyde • P(O)(OR)2CH2-CO2R • AlH4-Li+

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