A biomimetic route to the clavicipitic acids has been developed which is based on the Mitsunobu reaction of the diol 4a.
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- Organic Chemistry
- Drug Discovery
Kozikowski, A. P., & Okita, M. (1985). A biomimetic route to the ergot derailment products, the clavicipitic acids - detection of a reactive intermediate by 31p nmr - some chemical underpinnings for a proposed intermediate in ergot alkaloid biosynthesis. Tetrahedron Letters, 26(34), 4043-4046. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0040-4039(00)89288-6