A stereocontrolled and enantioselective synthesis of the tetracyclic quassinoid skeleton

Tony K.M. Shing, Ying Tang

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Abstract

The optically active tetracycle 2 with six correct chiral centres common to numerous quassinoids is constructed from (S)-carvone and 3-methyl-2,5- dihydrothiophene S,S-dioxide involving highly regioselective and stereocontrolled reactions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)341-342
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1992 Dec 1

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  • Molecular Medicine

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