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Molecules 2009, 14(2), 807-815; doi:10.3390/molecules14020807
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A Convenient Synthesis of Type A Procyanidins

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Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
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Received: 11 December 2008 / Revised: 10 January 2009 / Accepted: 13 February 2009 / Published: 17 February 2009
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Phenolics and Polyphenolics)
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Abstract

Type A procyanidins can be synthesized in good yields from the condensation of benzopyrilium salts 8 and either catechin or phloroglucinol.
Keywords: Procyanidins; Catechin; Synthesis Procyanidins; Catechin; Synthesis
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Kraus, G.A.; Yuan, Y.; Kempema, A. A Convenient Synthesis of Type A Procyanidins. Molecules 2009, 14, 807-815.

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