Synthesis of (+/-)epipentenomycin I and III

  title={Synthesis of (+/-)epipentenomycin I and III},
  author={Weerachai Phutdhawong and Stephen G Pyne and Apiwat Baramee and Duang Buddhasukh and Brian W. Skelton and Allan H. White},
Abstract A synthesis of (±) epipentenomycin I and III is reported from a regioselective epoxidation of racemic 3-hydroxy- and 3-acetoxy-2-methylene-4-cyclopentenone, respectively, with dimethyldioxirane followed by hydrolytic ring-opening of the resulting epoxide. 

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For the ring - opening of an epoxide with water see : Lubineau , A . ; Billault , I

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