Formal total synthesis of (+/-)-alpha- and beta-cedrene by preparation of cedrone. construction of the tricyclic carbon skeleton by the use of a highly efficient intramolecular khand annulation

W.J. Kerr, M. McLaughlin, A.J. Morrison, P.L. Pauson

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Abstract

The cedrene carbon skeleton was rapidly assembled from a simple monocyclic precursor by the strategic use of a high yielding intramolecular Khand cyclization reaction. Further synthetic manipulations provided a concise formal total synthesis of α- and β-cedrene.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2945-2948
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Volume3
Issue number19
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 20 Sep 2001

Keywords

  • cedrene
  • monocyclic precursor
  • Khand cyclization reaction

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