An effective strategy for acyclic synthesis via iterative rearrangement of allylic glycolates. Synthesis of a pine sawfly pheromone

James Kallmerten, Michael Balestra

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The stereocontrolled preparation of extended acyclic systems using the iterative enolate Claisen rearrangement of allylic glycolates is described. This strategy has been demonstrated in the stereospecific synthesis of a pine sawfly pheromone.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2855-2857
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number14
StatePublished - 1986


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  • Organic Chemistry

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