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Dichlorocarbene adducts of alkyl enol ethers as precursors to furans: application to a total synthesis of the furanosesquiterpene (±)-pallescensin A

Foot, Jonathan; Phillis, Andrew; Sharp, Phillip; Willis, Anthony; Banwell, Martin


A novel method for annulating furans to ketones, involving treatment of the dichlorocarbene adduct of the derived methyl enol ether with base, has been exploited in the synthesis of the title natural product 1 from the known trans-decalone 2. Crown

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Tetrahedron Letters
DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2006.07.068


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