Synthetic Study on 1,3-Polyols. Stereoselective Synthesis of Four Diastereoisomers of 1,2,4,6,8-Pentol Derivatives
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The stereoselective synthesis of four diastereoisomers of octane-1,2,4,6,8-pentol derivatives is described by means of a convergent 1,3-polyol synthesis using a four-carbon unit, where 1,3-syn- and anti-selective reductions have been effectively employed.