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Total synthesis of Zearalenone:
Reference: Takahashi, T.; Kasuga, K.; Takahashi, M.; Tsuji, J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1979, 101, 5072-5073 DOI
Keywords: O-H → O-SO2Ar • Alkyl-X → Alkyl-I • Sulfide → Sulfoxide • Allyl-OH → Enone • Michael Enone • CarboxEster enolate+Enone • ConjAdd Enolate • Decarboxylation Krapcho • Ketone → Ketal • Wacker oxidation • Alkene → Ketone • CarboxCl → CarboxEster • Li-Sulfide+Alkyl-X • Alkyl-X+Li-R • Lactone-9+ • Sulfoxide-Ei → Ene • CarboxEster → Alkyl-OH • Ketone → Alkyl-OH •
Reagents: Malonate • NaOEt • Iodide, sodium • DMSO (solvent) • Glycol • AlH4-Li+ • TsCl • PdCl2 • CuO • O2 • BH4-Na+ • Iodide, sodium • KN(SiMe3)2 • Periodate, sodium •

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