An enantiospecific synthesis of (+)-retronecine and related alkaloids

J. Grant Buchanan, Gurdial Singh, Richard H. Wightman

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Carbohydrate precursors have been converted enantiospecifically into (1R,5R)-6-aza-2-oxabicyclo[3.3.0]octan-3-one hydrochloride (2), a precursor of (+)-retronecine (1) and related pyrrolizidines.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1299-1300
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
VolumeNO. 19
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 1984


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