D. Shin, P. Yadagiri, and J. R. Falck, Synthesis and Structure of Compound D, A Proinflammatory Arachidonate Metabolite, Tetrahedron Lett, vol.30, pp.3923-3926, 1989.

S. W. Haynes, P. K. Sydor, C. Corre, L. Song, and G. L. Challis, Stereochemical Elucidation of Streptorubin B, J. Am. Chem. Soc, vol.133, pp.1793-1798, 2011.

O. D. Montagnat, G. Lessene, and A. B. Hugues, Synthesis of Azide-Alkyne Fragments for "Click" Chemical Applications. Part 2. Formation of Oligomers from Orthogonally Protected Chiral Trialkylsilylhomopro pargyl Azides and Homopropargyl Alcohols, J. Org. Chem, vol.75, pp.390-398, 2010.

P. A. Zunszain and O. Varela, Two approaches to the enantioselective synthesis of (4R)-(´)-4-hydroxymethyl-4-thiobutyro-1,4-lactone, Tet. Asymmetry, vol.11, pp.765-771, 2000.

S. E. Denmark and M. Ahmad, Carbonylative ring opening of terminal epoxides at atmospheric pressure, J. Org. Chem, vol.72, pp.9630-9634, 2007.

Z. Liu, J. Ji, and B. Li, The conversion of racemic terminal epoxides into either (+)-or (´)-diol-gamma and delta-lactones, J. Chem. Soc. Perkin Trans. 1, vol.20, pp.3519-3521, 2000.

J. R. Lamb, Y. Jung, and G. W. Coates, Meinwald-type rearrangement of monosubstituted epoxides to methyl ketones using an, Org. Chem. Front, vol.2, pp.346-349, 2015.

T. M. Ugurchieva, A. V. Lozanova, M. V. Zlokazov, and V. V. Veselovsky, Synthesis of (+/´)-4-alkanolides from pent-4-enoic acid, Russ. Chem. Bull, vol.57, pp.657-659, 2008.

P. Ho and N. Davies, A Practical synthesis of (R)-(´)-?-Hydroxymethyl-?-butyrolactone from Natural Glutamic Acid, Synthesis, vol.462, 1983.

C. Eguchi and A. Kakuta, The novel synthesis of L-hydroxyproline from D-glutamic acid, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn, vol.47, pp.1704-1708, 1974.

A. T. Austin and J. Howard, The Reaction of Nitrous Acid with Glutamine and Glutamic acid, J. Chem. Soc, vol.702, pp.3593-3603, 1961.

U. Ravid, A. M. Silverstein, and L. R. Smith, Synthesis of the Enantiomers of 4-Susstituted ?-Lactones with Known Absolute Configuration, Tetrahedron, vol.34, pp.1449-1452, 1978.

Z. Ma, X. Wang, X. Wang, R. A. Rodriguez, C. E. Moore et al., Asymmetric syntheses of sceptrin and massadine and evidence for biosynthetic enantiodivergence, Science, vol.346, pp.219-224, 2014.

M. Taniguchi and S. Yamada, Stereochemical studies-XXX: Stereoselective synthesis of D-ribose from L-glutamic acid, Tetrahedron, vol.30, pp.3547-3552, 1974.

K. Koga, M. Taniguchi, and S. Yamada, A new synthesis of D-ribose from L-glutamic acid, Tetrahedron Lett, vol.12, pp.263-266, 1971.

B. Figadère, X. Franck, and A. Cavé, A facile and highly chemoselective protection of primary hydroxyl groups with 2-methyl-1-butene, Tetrahedron Lett, vol.34, pp.5893-5894, 1993.

N. Huh and C. M. Thompson, Enantioenriched N-(2-chloroalkyl)-3-acetoxypiperidines as potential cholinotoxic agents. Synthesis and preliminary evidence for spirocyclic aziridinium formation, Tetrahedron, vol.51, pp.5935-5950, 1995.

J. Guan, Y. Zou, P. Gao, Y. Wu, and Z. Yue, A Total Synthesis of Natural Rhizobialide, Chin. J. Chem, vol.28, pp.1613-1617, 2010.

N. M. Yoon, C. S. Pak, S. Krishnamurthy, and T. P. Stocky, Selective reductions. XIX. Rapid reaction of carboxylic acids with borane-tetrahydrofuran. Remarkably convenient procedure for the selective conversion of carboxylic acids to the corresponding alcohols in the presence of other functional groups, J. Org. Chem, vol.88, pp.2786-2792, 1973.

S. Kinushita, Glutamic acid production, In Encyclopedia of Industrial Biotechnology, pp.1-25, 2010.

Z. J. Witczak, Levoglucosenone and Levoglucosans: Chemistry and Applications, 1994.

Z. J. Witczak and . Levoglucosenone, Chiral Building Block with New Perspectives. In Chemicals and Materials from Renewable Resources

J. J. Bozell, . ;. Ed, and . Acs-books, , pp.81-97, 2001.

K. Koshi, E. Takashi, H. Kawakami, H. Matsushita, Y. Naoi et al., A Method for Easy Preparation of Optically Pure (S)-5-Hydroxy-2-penten-4-olide and (S)-5-Hydroxypentan-4-olide, Heterocycles, vol.31, pp.423-426, 1990.

A. L. Flourat, A. A. Peru, A. R. Teixeira, F. Brunissen, and F. Allais, Chemo-enzymatic synthesis of key intermediates (S)-?-hydroxymethyl-?,?-butenolide and (S)-?-hydroxymethyl-?-butyrolactone via lipase-mediated Baeyer-Villiger oxidation of Levoglucosenone, Green Chem, vol.17, pp.404-412, 2015.
URL : https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01195511

A. R. Teixeira, A. L. Flourat, A. A. Peru, F. Brunissen, and F. Allais, Lipase-catalyzed Baeyer-Villiger Oxidation of cellulose-derived Levoglucosenone into (S)-?-hydroxymethyl-?,?-butenolide: Optimization by Response Surface Methodology, Front. Chem, vol.4, 2016.
URL : https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01598622

G. R. Court, C. H. Lawrence, W. D. Raverty, and A. J. Duncan, Method for Converting Lignocellulosic Materials into Useful Chemicals, U.S. Patent US20120111714, vol.1, 2011.

R. D. Wilson, The Flavour of New Zealand Whole Milk Powder, 1992.

A. Latrasse, E. Guichard, C. Piffaut, N. Fournier, and L. Dufossé, Chirality of the ?-lactones formed by Fusarium poae INRA 45, Chirality, vol.5, pp.379-384, 1993.
URL : https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-02637559

Z. Lactone, , 2016.

M. I. Farbood, L. B. Mclean, and J. A. Morris, Fermentation Process for Preparing 10-Hydroxy-C18-carboxylic Acid and Gamma-Dodelactone Derivatives, U.S. Patent EP0578388, vol.1, p.12, 1998.

A. Habel and W. Boland, Efficient and flexible synthesis of chiral ?-and ?-lactones, Org. Biomol. Chem, vol.6, pp.1601-1604, 2008.

P. Yadagiri, S. Lumin, and J. R. Falck, 12(R)-Dihydroxyeicosa-6(Z), 8(E),14(Z)-Trienoic acids, metabolites of leukotriene B 4, Tetrahedron Lett, vol.12, pp.429-432, 1989.

M. L. Schwartzman and J. R. Falck, 12-HETrE Analogs and Methods of Use Thereof, Patent US2002151734, vol.1, 2002.

K. Koseki, T. Ebata, H. Kawakami, H. Matsushita, K. Itoh et al., Method of Producing (S)-4-Hydroxymethyl-?-lactone, U.S. Patent US5112994, p.12, 1992.

K. Koseki, T. Ebata, H. Kawakami, H. Matsushita, K. Itoh et al., Method of Preparing (S)-?-Hydroxymethyl-?,?-butenolide, U.S. Patent US4994585, 1991.

C. Paris, M. Moliner, and A. Corma, Metal-containing zeolites as efficient catalysts for the transformation of highly valuable chiral biomass-derived products, Green Chem, vol.15, pp.2101-2109, 2013.

, This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) license