Title

A Shortened Synthesis of Optically Pure Tricarbonyl[methyl (2E,4E)-6-oxo-2,4-hexadienoate]Iron Leading to Improved Yield

Grant Title

Natural Products Synthesis via Organoiron Methodology

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2010

Source Publication

Archive for Organic Chemistry

Source ISSN

1551-7012

Abstract

The (+)- and (–)-enantiomers of tricarbonyl[methyl (2E,4E)-6-oxo-2,4-hexadienoate]iron are prepared in 4 steps from commercially available hexadienal (26% and 25% yields, respectively).

Document Rights and Citation of Original

Published version. Archive for Organic Chemistry, Volume IV (2010), Permalink. Used with permission.

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