A unified approach toward the taiwaniaquinoids that has yielded four natural products is described. A new variant of the Nazarov reaction with concomitant formation of an enol triflate serves as one of the key steps, considerably shortening the synthetic scheme and providing a general entry into this class of bioactive natural products.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of the American Chemical Society|
|State||Published - Aug 30 2006|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Colloid and Surface Chemistry