Goniofufurone: Synthesis and absolute configuration

Tony K.M. Shing, Hon Chung Tsui

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The absolute configuration of natural goniofufurone is shown to be 2 by an unambiguous synthesis of its enantiomer 1 from D-glycero-D-gulo-heptono-γ- lactone involving an intramolecular Michael reaction as the key step.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1992 Dec 1


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  • Molecular Medicine

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