Synthesis of (+)-Homononactic Acid via Iodoetherification

Hiromasa Kiyota, Masaki Abe, Yukie Ono, Takayuki Oritani

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(+)-Homononactic acid, one of the monomers of polynactin, and its 8-epimer were synthesized. The key step was cis-selective iodoetherification of the enone or the α-silyloxyolefin intermediates constructed with Wittig-Horner or Julia coupling reactions, respectively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1093-1095
Number of pages3
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Jan 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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