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An update on lignans: natural products and synthesis

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Covering: 2005 to 2008

Lignans are a class of secondary metabolites derived from the oxidative dimerization of two phenylpropanoid units. This review covers the source, chemistry and bioactivities of natural lignans, and highlights the total syntheses of some lignans and asymmetric syntheses of their motifs.

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The article was received on 03 Jun 2009 and first published on 13 Aug 2009


Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/B910940D
Nat. Prod. Rep., 2009,26, 1251-1292

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    An update on lignans: natural products and synthesis

    J. Pan, S. Chen, M. Yang, J. Wu, J. Sinkkonen and K. Zou, Nat. Prod. Rep., 2009, 26, 1251
    DOI: 10.1039/B910940D

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