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Highly-functionalised difluorinated (hydroxymethyl)conduritol analogues via the Diels-Alder reactions of a difluorinated dienophile

Arany, Andrea and Crowley, Patrick J and Fawcett, John and Hursthouse, Michael B. and Kariuki, Benson M and Light, Mark E. and Moralee, Andrew C and Percy, Jonathan and Salafia, Vittoria (2004) Highly-functionalised difluorinated (hydroxymethyl)conduritol analogues via the Diels-Alder reactions of a difluorinated dienophile. Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 2 (4). pp. 455-465. ISSN 1477-0520

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Abstract

A difluorodienophile, synthesised using a Stille coupling reaction underwent tin(IV)-catalysed cycloaddition with three furans to afford oxa[2.2.1]bicycloheptenes in good yield. Reduction of ester and carbamate carbonyl groups and diol protection as the acetonide set the stage for palladium-catalysed hydrostannylation in two cases. Treatment of the stannanes with methyllithium triggered ring-opening to afford highly-functionalised difluorinated cyclohexenols which could be deprotected to afford (hydroxymethyl)conduritol analogues.

Item type: Article
ID code: 38959
Keywords: difluorodienophile, Stille coupling, ring-opening, difluorinated cyclohexenol , Chemistry, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
Subjects: Science > Chemistry
Department: Faculty of Science > Pure and Applied Chemistry
Depositing user: Pure Administrator
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2012 14:41
Last modified: 15 Apr 2015 08:38
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/38959

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