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Total synthesis of Waol A:
Reference: Gao, X.; Nakadai, M.; Snider, B. Org. Lett. 2003, 5, 451. DOI
Keywords: O-H → O-SiMe2tBu • Ketone → Alkyl-OH • O-SiMe2tBu → O-H • Lactone-5 • Lactone enolate+Aldehyde • Aldol-Li → Aldol • Iodoetherification • Ether-6 • Epoxide → Allyl-OH • Reformatsky • CarboxEster enolate+Nitrile • Aldehyde → Cyanohydrin •
Reagents: Cyanide, sodium • SiPh2tBu-Cl • BH4-Na+ • Fluoride, R4N+ • HCl • AgPF6 • I2 • LiNiPr2 • NEt3 • Crotonaldehyde • Imidazole • Bromoacetate • Zn° • SiMe3-Cl •

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