The detailed examination of intramolecular Diels-Alder reactions of several structurally related trienes led to construction of the desired tricyclic decalin moiety of azadirachtin with the α-hydroxyl groups at C1 and C3 as well as the oxygenated substituent at C8 in the naturally occurring form in good yields.
- Cyclic carbonate
- Insect antifeedant
- Intramolecular Diels-Alder reaction
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Organic Chemistry