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Total synthesis of Sterekunthal:
Reference: Malerich, J. P.; Trauner, D. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 9554. DOI
Keywords: EnoateEster → Allyl-OH • O-H → O-THP • Allyl-OH → Enal • HWE → EnoateEster-cis • Aldol-enamine → Enone • Electrocyclic-6π • Ether-6 • O-THP → O-H • Allyl-OH → Enal • Retro-Diels-Alder → Diene • Diels-Alder, Intram •
Reagents: P(O)(OCH2CF3)2CHR-CO2Me • KN(SiMe3)2 • AlHiBu2 • DHP • Fluoride, R4N+ • MnO2 • 18-cr-6 • Acetic acid • TsOH • DMSO, CF3CO2H (Moffat) •

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