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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).
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Pandey, Rajesh K.; Lindeman, Sergey; and Donaldson, William, "A Shortened Synthesis of Optically Pure Tricarbonyl[methyl (2E,4E)-6-oxo-2,4-hexadienoate]Iron Leading to Improved Yield" (2010). Chemistry Faculty Research and Publications. 13.