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A chemoenzymatic synthesis of the styryllactone (+)-goniodiol from naphthalene

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Abstract

The enantiomerically pure cis-1,2-diol 2, which is obtained by microbial oxidation of naphthalene, has been converted, via a sequence of reactions including oxidative C–C bond cleavage, decarbonylation and ring-closing metathesis steps, into the natural product (+)-goniodiol (1).

Graphical abstract: A chemoenzymatic synthesis of the styryllactone (+)-goniodiol from naphthalene

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The article was received on 29 May 2002, accepted on 12 Jun 2002 and first published on 25 Jun 2002


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B205230J
Citation: J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 2002,0, 1622-1624
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    A chemoenzymatic synthesis of the styryllactone (+)-goniodiol from naphthalene

    M. G. Banwell, M. J. Coster, O. P. Karunaratne and J. A. Smith, J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 2002, 0, 1622
    DOI: 10.1039/B205230J

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