The total synthesis of smenochromene D, an unusual ansa-terpenoid is described. The synthesis features an unprecedented macrocyclization proceeding through a biomimetic electrocyclization. The enantiomeric relationship between smenochromene D and likonide B is established.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - Mar 4 2005|
- Ortho-quinone methides
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Organic Chemistry