Synthesis of Retigeranic Acid

Structure of Retigeranic Acid

C25H38O2

Principal investigatorElias J. Corey
Publication year1985
Synthesis typeTotal
Number of steps 27 (linear)
References
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intermediate structure
LiAlH4
Et2O
-20 °C, 90 min, 99%
intermediate structure
BzOH, Ph3P, DEAD
Et2O
-25 °C, 60 min
intermediate structure
KOH
MeOH
RT, 15 h, 89% (2 steps)
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H2
THF
RT, 6.5 h
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CrO3, H2SO4
Acetone, H2O
93% (2 steps)
See the Jones Oxidation
intermediate structure
VinylMgBr
Et2O
0 °C, , 97%
intermediate structure
KHSO4
150 °C, , 82%
intermediate structure + intermediate structure
98-105 °C, 120 h, 61%
intermediate structure + intermediate structure
TMS2NK
PhMe
RT, 12 h, 80%
See the Wittig Reaction
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LiAlH4
Et2O
0 °C, 30 min, 99%
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o-NO2PhSeCN, n-Bu3P
THF
RT, 60 min
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mCPBA, Me2S
CH2Cl2
-78 °C to RT, 15 h, 75% (2 steps)
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H2SO4
MeOH, H2O
RT, , 100%
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(COCl)2
PhH
RT, 2 h
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Et3N
PhH
RT, 5 min, 80% (2 steps)
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MeCH(SMe)2, n-BuLi
THF
-78 °C, , 73%
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CuOTf, Et3N
PhH
RT, 10 min
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NaIO4
Dioxane , H2O
RT, 12 h
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Al(Hg)
THF, H2O
0 °C to RT, 3 h, 65% (3 steps)
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H2, Pd/C
THF, Pyr
RT, 24 h, 83%
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NaOMe
MeOH
-78 °C, , 89%
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TsN3
EtOH
RT, 12 h
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Catecholborane, n-Bu4N+ OAc-
CHCl3
RT to 65 °C, 90 min, 83% (2 steps)
intermediate structure
OsO4
Pyr
RT, 60 min
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Pb(OAc)4
CH2Cl2
-78 to 0 °C, 30 min, 69% (2 steps)
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Al2O3
CH2Cl2
RT, 2 h, 70%
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NaClO2, NaH2PO4, 2-Methyl-2-butene
t-BuOH, H2O
RT, 30 min, 85%
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