Biomimetic synthesis of (-)-pycnanthuquinone C through the diels-alder reaction of a vinyl quinone

Florian Löbermann, Peter Mayer, Dirk Trauner

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Abstract

Three strikes and you're out! A concise, asymmetric synthesis of pycnanthuquinone C underscores the biosynthetic relevance of Diels-Alder reactions of vinyl quinones. The relative and absolute configuration of the natural product has been elucidated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6199-6202
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume49
Issue number35
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 16 2010

Keywords

  • Biomimetic synthesis
  • Diels-Alder reactions
  • Pycnanthuquinones
  • Total synthesis
  • Vinyl quinones

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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