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Total synthesis of Santalene, β:
Reference: Bertrand, M.; Monti, H.; Huong, K. C. Tetrahedron Lett. 1979, 15. DOI
Keywords: CarboxEster → Alkyl-OH • Alkyl-OH → Aldehyde • EnoateEster enolate+Alkyl-X • Alkyl-X+Enolate • Diels-Alder, Allene • Wolff-Kishner • Aldehyde → CH2 • Hydrogenation alkene • CompRed-Alkene/Alkene+H2
Reagents: H2, Ni • NiB • LiNiPr2 • HMPA (solvent) • AlH4-Li+ • CrO3Cl·PyH (PCC) • Hydrazine • Glycol • Hydroxide, potassium • Cyclopentadiene •

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