Synthesis of (4ar, 10as)-(—)-8-methoxy-1,1,4a-trimethyl-2-oxo- l,2,3,4,4a,9,10,10a-octahydrophenanthrene, an optically active intermediate for the synthesis of diterpenes

Takeshi Sugai, Hideaki Tojo, Kenji Mori, Kenji Mori

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(4aR,10aS)-(—)-8-Methoxy-l, l,4a-trimethyl-2-oxo-l,2,3,4,4a,9,10,10a- octahydrophenanthrene, a useful intermediate for the synthesis of optically active diterpenes, was synthesized from (S)-3-hydroxy-2,2-dimethylcyclohexanone.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3127-3132
Number of pages6
JournalAgricultural and biological chemistry
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1986 Dec
Externally publishedYes


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  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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