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Asymmetric dearomatization of phenols

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This review summarizes the recent advances in the field of asymmetric dearomatization of phenols and their applications in the total synthesis of some complex natural products. The dearomatization discussed here includes metal catalysed direct dearomatization, organocatalytic dearomatization and hypervalent iodine mediated dearomatization.

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The article was received on 10 Dec 2015, accepted on 24 Dec 2015 and first published on 24 Dec 2015

Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5OB02526E
Citation: Org. Biomol. Chem., 2016,14, 2164-2176

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    Asymmetric dearomatization of phenols

    W. Sun, G. Li, L. Hong and R. Wang, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2016, 14, 2164
    DOI: 10.1039/C5OB02526E

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