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Regiocontrol by Remote Substituents. A Direct Total Synthesis of Racemic Hongconin
The Journal of Organic Chemistry
  • George A. Kraus, Iowa State University
  • Jun Li, Iowa State University
  • Mark S. Gordon, Iowa State University
  • Jan H. Jensen, Iowa State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Version
Published Version
Publication Date
4-1-1994
DOI
10.1021/jo00087a044
Abstract
The total synthesis of hongconin (1) has been completed. Key steps include the metalation of a benzylic alcohol, the formation of a six-membered ring ether via a mercury-mediated cyclization, and the regioselective installation of the naphthalene ring by way of a Diels-Alder reaction.
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Reprinted (adapted) with permission from The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 59(8); 2219-2222. Doi: 10.1021/jo00087a044. Copyright 1994 American Chemical Society.

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American Chemical Society
Language
en
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Citation Information
George A. Kraus, Jun Li, Mark S. Gordon and Jan H. Jensen. "Regiocontrol by Remote Substituents. A Direct Total Synthesis of Racemic Hongconin" The Journal of Organic Chemistry Vol. 59 Iss. 8 (1994) p. 2219 - 2222
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/george_kraus/89/