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)
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number14
StatePublished - Jan 1 1974

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  • Molecular Medicine

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