Total synthesis of (±)-prostagladin D1: Use of triethylsilyl protecting groups

  • Hart T
  • Metcalfe D
  • Scheinmann F
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(+/-)-Prostaglandin D has been synthesised by oxidation of (+/-)-PGF 15-t-butyldimethylsilyl ether and also of its 9-triethylsilyl ether; preparation and selective hydrolysis of triethylsilyl ethers are key steps in the sequence.

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  • Terance W. Hart

  • David A. Metcalfe

  • Feodor Scheinmann

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