The synthesis of volatile streptomyces lactones

Zhang, Kan-Yin, Anthony J. Borgerding, Robert M Carlson

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A synthetic pathway to the volatile streptomyces lactones has been developed using as a key step sequential addition / alkylation to anions generated from 2, 2-dimethyl-5-methylene-1, 3-dioxane.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5703-5706
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number45
StatePublished - 1988

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Funding Information:
A summer undergraduate research fellowship was provided to one of us (AJB) through the University of Minnesota Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). Other support for this effort was provided by the Petroleum Research Foundation.

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