George P Yiannikouros

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The 1 alpha-hydroxy A-ring phosphine oxide 1, a useful building block for vitamin D analogues, was synthesized from (S)-carvone in nine synthetic operations and a single chromatographic purification in 25% overall yield. The synthesis features two novel efficient synthetic transformations: the Criegee rearrangement of alpha-methoxy hydroperoxyacetate 10 in(More)
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