Stereocontrolled total synthesis of (±)-isocomene and (±)-β-isocomene via ring enlargement

Tobe Yoshito*, Toshiro Yamashita, Kiyomi Kakiuchi, Yoshinobu Odaira

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A total synthesis of (±)-isocomene (1) and (±)-β- isocomene (2) employing a chelation-controlled regioselective epoxide-carbonyl rearrangement as the key step has been realized.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)898-899
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number13
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1985

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