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Total synthesis of Codeine:
Reference: Gates, M.; Tschudi, G. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1956, 78, 1380 DOI
Keywords: O-H → O-C(O)R (phenol) • Aryl-N=O → Aryl-NH2 • Aryl-H → Aryl-N=O • Aryl-N=O → Aryl-NH2 • Wolff-Kishner • Aldehyde → CH2 • Oppenauer oxidation • Ketone → Enone • Ketone epimerization • Hydrogenation Enone • ArylO-Me → ArylO-H • Aryl-H → Aryl-N=O • Quinoline synthesis • Michael Enone • ConjAdd Enolate • Decarboxylation • Diels-Alder, Enone • Reductive amination, H2 • Lactam-6 • CarboxAmide → Amine • Amine-6 • Alkene hydration • Ketone → Ketone-α-Halo • Ketone → Enone • Ketone → Ketone-α-OR • Enone → Allyl-OH • Aryl-Br → Aryl-H •
Reagents: Benzoyl chloride • Nitrite, sodium • H2, Pd • FeCl3 • SO2 • Sulfate, dimethyl • Hydroxide, potassium • Nitrite, sodium • H2, Pd • FeCl3 • NEt3 • Fe(CN)6K3 • Hydroxide, potassium • CuO • Hydrazine • MeI • AlH4-Li+ • H2SO4 • KOtBu • HCl, H2O • H2, Pt • Bromine • HCl, H2O • AlH4-Li+

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