The enantiospecific synthesis of (4S,5R)-and (4S,5S)-4,5-dihydroxydecanoic acid γ-lactones, proposed autoregulators from Streptomyces griseus

Roderick D. Cooper, Veerappa B. Jigajinni, Richard H. Wightman

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Abstract

Both the (4S,5R)- and (4S,5S)-isomers of 4,5-dihydroxydecanoic acid ?-lactone, natural products and proposed autoregulators of Streptomyces Griseus, have been synthesised directly and in high yield from D-ribose via a common intermediate. © 1984.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5215-5218
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume25
Issue number45
Publication statusPublished - 1984

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