An efficient synthesis of the C11-C16 subunit of ionomycin from cis-3,5-dimethyl cyclohexanone using as the enzymatic Baeyer-Villiger oxidation to establish the correct absolute stereochemistry at C12 and C14 is reported. © 1991.
Taschner, M. J., & Chen, Q. Z. (1991). The enzymatic Baeyer-Villiger oxidation: synthesis of the C11-C16 subunit of ionomycin. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 1(10), 535–538. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0960-894X(01)80461-3