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Molecules 2009, 14(8), 2857-2861; doi:10.3390/molecules14082857
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Quinones as Key Intermediates in Natural Products Synthesis. Syntheses of Bioactive Xanthones from Hypericum perforatum

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Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
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Received: 30 July 2009 / Revised: 23 July 2009 / Accepted: 29 July 2009 / Published: 3 August 2009
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Abstract

Two bioactive xanthones from Hypericum perforatum have been synthesized by direct routes. Benzo[c]xanthone 5 can be prepared from intermediate 4.
Keywords: photoacylation; green chemistry; xanthones photoacylation; green chemistry; xanthones
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Kraus, G.A.; Mengwasser, J. Quinones as Key Intermediates in Natural Products Synthesis. Syntheses of Bioactive Xanthones from Hypericum perforatum. Molecules 2009, 14, 2857-2861.

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