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I. An Investigation of the Utility of the Claisen Rearrangement in Angular Methylation as Illustrated by the Synthesis of 1-valeranone. II. The Total Synthesis of the Pentacyclic Triterpene d1-germanicol

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Dawson, Daniel Jospeh (1971) I. An Investigation of the Utility of the Claisen Rearrangement in Angular Methylation as Illustrated by the Synthesis of 1-valeranone. II. The Total Synthesis of the Pentacyclic Triterpene d1-germanicol. Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:02282018-114652372

Abstract

I. A new method of angular methylation was developed in a synthesis of 1-valeranone. This Claisen rearrangement-- decarbonylation procedure was further investigated on the substrate cholest-4-en-3β-o1.

II. The synthesis of the pentacyclic triterpene dl-germanicol is described.

Item Type:Thesis (Dissertation (Ph.D.))
Subject Keywords:Chemistry
Degree Grantor:California Institute of Technology
Division:Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Major Option:Chemistry
Thesis Availability:Public (worldwide access)
Research Advisor(s):
  • Ireland, Robert E.
Thesis Committee:
  • Unknown, Unknown
Defense Date:18 May 1971
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Record Number:CaltechTHESIS:02282018-114652372
Persistent URL:http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:02282018-114652372
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ID Code:10737
Collection:CaltechTHESIS
Deposited By: Benjamin Perez
Deposited On:28 Feb 2018 21:56
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