Synthesis 1990; 1990(7): 589-590
DOI: 10.1055/s-1990-26950
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An Efficient Baeyer-Villiger Approach to 6-(Hydroxymethyl)tetrahydro-2H-pyran-2-one Derivatives

Richard J. K. Taylor* , Karen Wiggins, David H. Robinson
  • *School of Chemical Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7TJ, England
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17 September 2002 (online)

An efficient (64% overall yield) five step preparation of 6-(tert-butyldiphenylsiloxymethyl) tetrahydro-2H-pyran-2-one from ethyl 2-oxocyclopentane carboxylate is reported.