A New Approach to Heterocycles: Synthesis of (±)-N-Benzoylmeroquinene Methyl Ester

Raymond Lee Funk, John D. Munger

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A new approach to the total synthesis of Nbenzoylmeroquinene methyl ester is described and features the stereospecific Claisen rearrangement of the (E)-silyl ketene acetal derived from azalactone 7 as the key step in the construction of the disubstituted piperidine ring.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4319-4320
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1984


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  • Organic Chemistry

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