Synthesis of Oseltamivir

Structure of Oseltamivir

C16H28N2O4

Principal investigatorMasakatsu Shibasaki
Publication year2007
Synthesis typeTotal
Number of steps 14 (linear)
References
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TMSN3, Y(Oi-Pr)3, 2,6-Dimethylphenol
EtCN
RT, 12 h, 94%
"Cristallized to >99:01 er (72 % yield)."
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DMAP, NaOH, Boc2O
H2O, MeCN
RT, 2 h, 98%
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I2, K2CO3, KI
CHCl3
60 °C, 14 h
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DBU
CHCl3
4 °C to RT, 4 h, 85% (2 steps)
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DMAP, Et3N, Boc2O
CH2Cl2
4 °C to RT, 2 h, 99%
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2,6-Lutidine, AcSH
CHCl3
60 °C, 19 h, 83%
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Cs2CO3
n-BuOH
RT, 16 h, 86%
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Dess-Martin Periodinane
CH2Cl2
4 °C to RT, 25 min, 90%
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(EtO)2P(O)CN, LiCN
THF
-20 °C, 7 h
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PhMe
140 °C, 40 min, 78% (2 steps)
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  1. DEAD
  2. H2O
  3. LiOH
  4. Ph3P
  5. p-NO2BzOH
THF
-20 °C, 3 h, 80%
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DEAD, Ph3P
THF
-20 °C, 75 min, 66%
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BF3.OEt2, 3-Pentanol
-20 °C, 75 min, 56%
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HCl
EtOH, H2O
RT, 31.5 h, 60%
See the Pinner Reaction
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