Synthesis of 3,5,7-Trioxapentacyclo[7.2.1.02,8.04,11.0 6,10]dodecane. A Novel Diacetal Trioxa-Cage

Shih Hwa Tsai*, Hsien Jen Wu, Wen-Sheng Chung

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Abstract

3,5,7-Trioxapentacyclo[7.2.1.02,8.04,11.0 6-10]dodecane, the parent compound of novel diacetal trioxacages, was synthesized from maleic anhydride cyclopentadiene adduct 1 by a four-step sequence. Attempts for the synthesis of monoaza dioxa-cage 12 failed. Ozonolysis of compound 9 in CH2Cl2-EtOH (1:1) at -78 °C followed by reduction with Me2S gave 13 in 65% yield.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)445-449
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the Chinese Chemical Society
Volume43
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1996

Keywords

  • Unsubstituted diacetal trioxa-cage

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