Total synthesis of smenochromene B through ring contraction

Carla P. Rosa, Michael A. Kienzler, Brooke S. Olson, Guangxin Liang, Dirk Trauner

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A total synthesis of racemic smenochromene B has been achieved. The synthesis proceeds through an unusual rearrangement of smenochromene D with concomitant ring contraction and double bond isomerization.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6529-6534
Number of pages6
Issue number28
StatePublished - Jul 9 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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