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The first total synthesis of (±)-pallescensin B


The first total synthesis of the title compound has been accomplished using an intramolecular Diels–Alder reaction of a masked o-benzoquinone, anionic [1,3]-rearrangement of a vinylbicyclo[2.2.2]octenol and intramolecular hetero-Michael addition of a hydroxy enone as the key steps.

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Chem. Commun., 1999, 117-118
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The first total synthesis of (±)-pallescensin B

W. Liu and C. Liao, Chem. Commun., 1999, 117
DOI: 10.1039/A808714H

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