Synthetic studies on quassimarin and simalikalactone D: Functionalization of ring C

Qin Jiang, Tony Kung Ming Shing

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Abstract

The tricycle 18 containing the oxygenated ring C is constructed from (S)-carvone in 14 steps involving a Shapiro reaction and a selective acylation as the key steps.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5271-5273
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume42
Issue number31
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Jul 30
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Antitumour compounds
  • Elimination reactions
  • Quassinoids

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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