13. Synthesis of a Complex Alcohol

We have already seen something similar before where we needed to add a functional group to the α-position of a carbonyl. This synthesis is going to utilize a similar approach with the key step being an epoxide opening.

Reactions that you’ll see in this synthesis are:

  1. Grignard reaction
  2. Dehydration of alcohols
  3. Epoxidation of alkenes
  4. Epoxide opening

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