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Journal Article


Tetrahedron letters, Elsevier, Volume 35, Number 37, p.6907–6908 (1994)



The total synthesis of epijasmonoids, (±)-methyl cucurbate and (±)-methyl epijasmonate is described starting from aldehyde 14, where the key step is a highly stereocontrolled 5- (3,4) ene cyclization 17 → 18.

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T. K. Sarkar, Ghorai, B. K., and Banerji, A., “Intramolecular alder ene approach to stereochemical control over three contiguous stereogenic centres: Synthesis of (+-)-methyl cucurbate and (+-)-methyl epijasmonate”, Tetrahedron letters, vol. 35, pp. 6907–6908, 1994.