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Total synthesis of Methylenomycin B:
Reference: Siwapinyoyos, T.; Thebtaranonth, Y. J. Org. Chem. 1982, 47, 598. DOI
Keywords: CarboxEster enolate+Alkyl-X • Alkyl-X+Enolate • Retro-Diels-Alder → Alkene • Enone enolate+Alkyl-X • Alkyl-X+Enolate • Li-Allyl+CarboxEster • CarboxEster+Li-R • CarboxEster+Li-R → Ketone • Baldwin rules •
Reagents: LiNiPr2, HMPA • LiNiPr2, HMPA • LiNiPr2, HMPA • MeI • HMPA (solvent) •

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