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Total synthesis of Sarcophytol B:
Reference: McMurry, J. E.; Rico, J. G.; Shih, Y. Tetrahedron Lett., 1989, 30, 1173. DOI
Keywords: CarboxEster → Alkyl-OH • Allyl-OH → Enal • HWE → EnoateEster • Allylic oxidation → Allyl-OH • CompOx-Alkene/Alkene+SeO2 • McMurry coupling → Diol •
Reagents: P(O)(OR)2CH2-CO2R • BuLi(n) • SeO2 • Hydroperoxide, tbutyl • AlH4-Li+ • Permanganate, barium • TiCl3, Zn/Cu •

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