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Molbank 2010, 2010(2), M676; doi:10.3390/M676


INTEQUI-CONICET-Facultad de Química, Bioquímica y Farmacia, Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Chacabuco y Pedernera, 5700 San Luis, Argentina
Instituto Universitario de Bio-Orgánica “Antonio González”, Universidad de La Laguna, Avda. Astrofísico Francisco Sánchez, 2, 38206 La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Regensburg, Universitätsstr. 31, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
ICMA, CSIC-Universidad de Zaragoza, Pedro Cerbuna 12, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
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Received: 11 March 2010 / Accepted: 14 April 2010 / Published: 19 April 2010
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The synthesis of (E)-2-((4R,5R)-5-((benzyloxy)methyl)-2,2-dimethyl-1,3-dioxolan-4-yl)but-2-ene-1,4-diol by a one-step reduction of the appropriate 2-substituted butenolide is reported. Product characterization was carried out by IR, 1H NMR, 13C NMR, MS, elemental analysis and optical rotation.
Keywords: reduction; DIBAL-H; substituted butenolides; allylic diols reduction; DIBAL-H; substituted butenolides; allylic diols

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Carreras, C.R.; García, C.E.; Martín, V.S.; Tonn, C.E.; Díaz, D.D.; Ceñal, J.P. (E)-2-((4R,5R)-5-((Benzyloxy)methyl)-2,2-dimethyl-1,3-dioxolan-4-yl)but-2-ene-1,4-diol. Molbank 2010, 2010, M676.

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