Sample reactions
intermediate structure
CrCl2, NiCl2
DMF
30% (3 steps)
intermediate structure
intermediate structure intermediate structure
CrCl3, LiAlH4
THF
0 °C to RT, 5 h, 30%
"Also isolated was the C2-epimer (47 % yield)."
intermediate structure
intermediate structure intermediate structure
CrCl3, LiAlH4
THF
0 °C to RT, 3 h, 81%
intermediate structure