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Recent Advances in the Synthesis of 2-Pyrones

Marine Natural Products Chemistry Laboratory, Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST), Ansan 426-744, Korea
Department of Marine Biotechnology, Korea University of Science and Technology, Daejeon 305-350, Korea
Academic Editor: Yoshihide Usami
Mar. Drugs 2015, 13(3), 1581-1620;
Received: 1 November 2014 / Revised: 9 March 2015 / Accepted: 11 March 2015 / Published: 23 March 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Synthesis around Marine Natural Products)


The present review summarizes the recent progresses in the synthesis of 2-pyrones and the application to the synthesis of marine natural products. Especially, much attention was placed on the transition metal catalyzed synthetic methodologies in this review. View Full-Text
Keywords: 2-pyrone; synthesis; marine natural product; metal-catalyzed reaction 2-pyrone; synthesis; marine natural product; metal-catalyzed reaction

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