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Mar. Drugs 2009, 7(3), 314-330; doi:10.3390/md7030314

Recent Synthetic Studies Leading to Structural Revisions of Marine Natural Products

Osaka University of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 4-20-1 Nasahara, Takatsuki, Osaka 569-1094, Japan
Received: 15 June 2009 / Revised: 7 July 2009 / Accepted: 13 July 2009 / Published: 13 July 2009
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Synthesis around Marine Natural Products)
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Because of the highly unique structures of marine natural products, there are many examples of structures that were originally proposed based on spectral analyses but later proven incorrect. In many cases, the total syntheses of the originally proposed structures of marine natural products has confirmed their incorrectness and the subsequent total syntheses of the newly proposed structures proved the revised structures. This review will show such cases appearing after 2005 and demonstrate how the true structures were elucidated.
Keywords: structural revision; stereoselective; synthesis; marine natural product structural revision; stereoselective; synthesis; marine natural product
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 3.0).

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Usami, Y. Recent Synthetic Studies Leading to Structural Revisions of Marine Natural Products. Mar. Drugs 2009, 7, 314-330.

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