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Issue 39, 2017
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Total synthesis of natural products containing benzofuran rings

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Abstract

Research on natural products containing benzofuran has remarkably increased during the past few decades. Newly isolated natural products with complex structures are being studied, characterized and screened for possible biological activities. Several of such compounds have exhibited various biological activities, thus their total syntheses have attracted much attention from synthetic organic chemists. In this review, we aim to highlight the origins, structures, biological potencies, and synthetic approaches of those natural products bearing at least one benzofuran in their complex structures. Furthermore, we especially focus on the step in which this key heterocycle is installed during the total synthesis of a natural product as the desired target.

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Submitted
27 Mar 2017
Accepted
26 Apr 2017
First published
05 May 2017

This article is Open Access

RSC Adv., 2017,7, 24470-24521
Article type
Review Article

Total synthesis of natural products containing benzofuran rings

Majid M. Heravi, V. Zadsirjan, H. Hamidi and P. H. Tabar Amiri, RSC Adv., 2017, 7, 24470
DOI: 10.1039/C7RA03551A

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