Issue 1, 2017

Bioinspired total syntheses of terpenoids


Nature's highly efficient routes for constructing natural products have inspired chemists to mimic these processes in a laboratory setting. This Perspective presents some recent examples of conceptually different bioinspired total syntheses of complex terpenoids and thereby aims to highlight the vast benefits offered by bioinspired strategies.

Graphical abstract: Bioinspired total syntheses of terpenoids

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15 Nov 2016
29 Nov 2016
First published
29 Nov 2016
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Org. Biomol. Chem., 2017,15, 12-16

Bioinspired total syntheses of terpenoids

C. L. Hugelshofer and T. Magauer, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2017, 15, 12 DOI: 10.1039/C6OB02488B

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