Synthesis of vitamin D3 D ring synthons by reductive cleavage of norbornan-6-one-2-carboxylates

Isao Shimizu, Naoto Matsuda, Yasuo Noguchi, Yoshiro Zako, Kazuo Nagasawa

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Abstract

Reductive cleavage of 5-methylnorbornan-6-one-2-carboxylates with lithium metal in liquid ammonia gave 3-(1-methyl-2-methoxycarbonylethyl)cyclopentanones in good yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4899-4902
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume31
Issue number34
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1990

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery

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