A convergent enantiocontrolled route to mevalonolactone and vitamin E from (S)-O-benzylglycidol

Takano Seiichi, Shimazaki Youichi, Iwabuchi Yoshiharu, Ogasawara Kunio

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Abstract

A convergent enantiocontrolled route to (+)- and (-)-mevalonolactones and vitamin E has been developed using (S)-O-benzylglycidol as the sole chiral block.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3619-3622
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume31
Issue number25
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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