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Total synthesis of Shikimic Acid:
Reference: Smissman, E. E.; Suh, J. T.; Oxman, N.; Daniels, R J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1962, 84, 1040-1041. DOI
Keywords: Alkene → Diol-1,2 • Diels-Alder, EnoateEster • Ketal → Diol-1,2 • CarboxEster → CarboxAcid • Ester Pyrolysis •
Reagents: OsO4 • Acetone (solvent) • Chloride, calcium • Acetic acid • Hydroxide, sodium •

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