A short synthesis of (s)-5-hydroxymethyl-(5h)-furan-2-one and derivatives from d-ribonolactone

P. Camps, J. Font, O. Ponsati

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We describe a short synthesis of (S)-5-hydroxymethyl-(5H-furan-2-one and some 5-O-derivatives, which are being used as key starting products for the synthesis of several antileukaemic lignan lactones, from D-ribonolactone. © 1981.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1471-1472
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1981


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