(-)-2-epi-Prevezol C was readily accessed from the chirons (-)- and (+)-limonene oxide in a total of nine steps and in 24 yield. This efficient enantioselective synthesis of this complex product utilises a highly stereoconvergent, substrate-controlled allylic alkylation strategy to assemble rapidly the unprecedented diterpene core.
|Pages (from-to)||4808 - 4811|
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 2010|