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A Carbohydrate-Based Total Syntheses of (+)-Pyrenolide D and (−)-4-epi-Pyrenolide D

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posted on 2011-12-02, 00:00 authored by Barla Thirupathi, P. Purushotam Reddy, Debendra K. Mohapatra
Efficient total syntheses of (+)-pyrenolide D (5) and (−)-4-epi-pyrenolide D (6) have been achieved from a known 5-deoxy-d-xylose derivative 9 in ten steps with 19% overall yield either exclusively as 5 or as pure 5 and 6 in a 3:2 ratio. Key steps involved are one-pot epoxidation–cyclization by Corey–Chaykvosky reagent, reductive Barton–McCombie deoxygenation, and per-acid mediated oxidative spiroketalization.