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Synthesis of Pyran and Pyranone Natural Products
School of Chemistry, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
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Received: 25 March 2004 / Accepted: 5 April 2004 / Published: 31 May 2004
Abstract: An overview of the synthesis of the fungal metabolites (+)-dermolactone, (–)- semixanthomegnin, (+)- and (–)-mellein, (–)-ochratoxin α, (–)-(1R,3S)-thysanone, the enantiopure ventiloquinones L, E and G, and 8-desmethyleleutherin from a common chiral intermediate, is presented. Further methodology leading potentially toward extended quinones such as (3S,3'S)-xylindein is also outlined.
Keywords: Stereospecific synthesis; fungal metabolites; quinones; isochromanones.
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Donner, C.D.; Gill, M.; Tewierik, L.M. Synthesis of Pyran and Pyranone Natural Products. Molecules 2004, 9, 498-512.
Donner CD, Gill M, Tewierik LM. Synthesis of Pyran and Pyranone Natural Products. Molecules. 2004; 9(6):498-512.
Donner, Christopher D.; Gill, Melvyn; Tewierik, Leonie M. 2004. "Synthesis of Pyran and Pyranone Natural Products." Molecules 9, no. 6: 498-512.