(Chemical Equation Presented) A total synthesis of the bioactive naphthohydroquinone mollugin and the related naphthoquinone dimer microphyllaquinone is described. Both syntheses exploit the propensity of prenylated quinones to undergo tautomerization/oxa 6π-electrocyclizations.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|State||Published - Dec 22 2005|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry