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Concise asymmetric total synthesis of (−)-patchouli alcohol

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Abstract

The asymmetric total synthesis of (−)-patchouli alcohol was accomplished in a concise manner. Key reactions include a highly diastereo- and enantioselective formal organocatalytic [4 + 2] cycloaddition reaction, a radical denitration reaction, and an oxidative carboxylation reaction. The formal synthesis of norpatchoulenol was achieved as well.

Graphical abstract: Concise asymmetric total synthesis of (−)-patchouli alcohol

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The article was received on 10 Jun 2017, accepted on 07 Jul 2017 and first published on 07 Jul 2017


Article type: Research Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7QO00459A
Citation: Org. Chem. Front., 2017,4, 2031-2033
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    Concise asymmetric total synthesis of (−)-patchouli alcohol

    G. Xu, G. Lin and B. Sun, Org. Chem. Front., 2017, 4, 2031
    DOI: 10.1039/C7QO00459A

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