Efficient and convergent coupling route for the short-step synthesis of enantiopure 2α- and 2β-alkylated 1α,25-dihydroxy-19-norvitamin D3 analogues

Akihiro Yoshida, Keiichiro Ono, Yoshitomo Suhara, Nozomi Saito, Hiroaki Takayama, Atsushi Kittaka

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Novel efficient synthesis of several enantio-pure 2-alkylated 1α,25-dihydroxy-19-norvitamin D3 analogues through radical introduction of 2-alkyl chain and C5-C6 position coupling using Julia-type olefination as key steps was established starting from commercially available (-)-quinic acid as a chiral pool.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1175-1179
Number of pages5
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Jan 1



  • Coupling
  • Julia reactions
  • Radical reactions
  • Total synthesis
  • Vitamin D

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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