Synthesis of meso- and dl-2,2'-methylenebis[tetrahydro-2-furanmethanol]. Potential building blocks for the construction of ionophores housing spirotetrahydrofuranyl motifs

Leo A. Paquette, Brian A. Stearns, Pamela A. Mooney, Jinsung Tae

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A seven-step route to diols (1) and (2) is described, along with a pathway for achieving incorporation of the aliphatic chain of 2 into a cyclohexane core.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)27-30
Number of pages4
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Jan 1


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Organic Chemistry

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