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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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10 Dec 2015
24 Dec 2015
First published
24 Dec 2015

Org. Biomol. Chem., 2016,14, 2164-2176
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Review Article

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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