A concise and isotope specific synthesis of deuterated analogs of 4-hydroxyalkenals is reported.
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Acknowledgments: RJS was supported by the National Eye Institute (EY-05910). FJGMvK was supported the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Air Force Systems Command, USAF, under grant #90-0327. The U.S. government is authorized to reproduce and distribute reprints for governmental purposes notwithstanding any copyright notation hereon. The authors wish to thank L. J. Sears for assistance with the mass spectrometry.