Synthesis of Gymnomitrol

Structure of Gymnomitrol

C15H24O

Principal investigatorRobert M. Coates
Publication year1979
Synthesis typeTotal
Number of steps 16 (linear)
References
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intermediate structure
  1. TMS2NLi
  2. (EtO)2P(O)Cl
THF
-78 °C to RT, 3 h
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H2, Pt/C
EtOAc
RT, 2.5 h, 77% (2 steps)
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NaH, HCO2Et
THF
RT, 14 h, 83%
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NaOEt, NH2OH
MeOH
Reflux, 20 h, 89%
intermediate structure + intermediate structure
PhH
Reflux, 22 h, 76%
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(CH2OH)2, HCl
Et2O
RT, 21 h, 92%
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  1. Li
  2. TMSCl
NH3, THF
-78 °C, 20 min, 86%
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  1. MeI
  2. MeLi
THF
0 °C to RT, 20 h, 65%
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HCl
Acetone, H2O
Reflux, 3 h
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CrO3, H2SO4
Acetone
92% (2 steps)
See the Jones Oxidation
intermediate structure
Ac2O, HClO4
CH2Cl2
0 °C, 20 min, 64%
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i-Bu2AlH
THF
-78 to 0 °C, 6 h
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CrO3, H2SO4
Acetone
54% (2 steps)
See the Jones Oxidation
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MeLi
Et2O
-78 °C, 4 h, 78%
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POCl3
Pyr
Reflux, 2 h, 64%
intermediate structure + intermediate structure
LiAlH4
THF
0 °C
"No yield reported."
intermediate structure