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First total synthesis of (−)-caulerpenynol

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The first diastereoselective synthesis of the antimicrobial and cytotoxic agent (−)-caulerpenynol 2 has been achieved in relatively few steps from the commercially available (S)-malic acid.

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The article was received on 15 Oct 2008, accepted on 21 Nov 2008 and first published on 28 Nov 2008

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B818243D
Org. Biomol. Chem., 2009,7, 425-427

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    First total synthesis of (−)-caulerpenynol

    L. Commeiras, J. Thibonnet and J. Parrain, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2009, 7, 425
    DOI: 10.1039/B818243D

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