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Experiments directed towards the total synthesis of chlorothricolide


Heckendorn, Debra K. (1983) Experiments directed towards the total synthesis of chlorothricolide. Master's thesis, California Institute of Technology.


The attempted synthesis of a differentially protected "top half", i, of chlorothricolide is described. The key step necessary for this synthesis was the spirocyclization of the anhydride ii, to prepare the protected tetronic acid iii.

Item Type:Thesis (Master's thesis)
Subject Keywords:Chemistry
Degree Grantor:California Institute of Technology
Division:Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Major Option:Chemistry
Thesis Availability:Restricted to Caltech community only
Research Advisor(s):
  • Ireland, Robert E.
Thesis Committee:
  • Unknown, Unknown
Defense Date:12 October 1982
Funding AgencyGrant Number
Record Number:CaltechTHESIS:11242009-081945536
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ID Code:5400
Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:01 Dec 2009 18:20
Last Modified:26 Dec 2012 03:19

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