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Synthesis of the Promising Chiral Synthon Isopropyl-4R-Methyl-6-Iodohexanoate from L-(-)-Menthol
- Ishmuratov, G. Yu., Yakovleva, M. P., Ganieva, V. A., Muslukhov, R. R., Tolstikov, G. A.
- Chemistry of natural compounds 2005 v.41 no.1 pp. 41-44
- chemical derivatives, menthol, synthesis
- A synthesis of the promising optically pure synthon isopropyl-4R-methyl-6-iodohexanoate based on ozonolytic transformation of the product of regiospecific dehydratation of L-(-)-menthol, (R)-p-menth-3-ene, into 2,6R-dimethyl-8-hydroxyoctan-3-one was proposed.