Synthesis of macrobicyclic polyethers with carbon bridgeheads

Andrew C. Coxon, J. Fraser Stoddart*

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A macrobicyclic polyether (4) has been synthesised from pentaerythritol in four steps and is a suitable precursor to related compounds where the nature of the functional groups attached to the bridgehead carbon atoms can be varied.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)537a
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number14
StatePublished - 1974

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  • Molecular Medicine


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