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Fucoxanthin synthesis

Posted by naturalproductman on January 19, 2012

Shigeo Katsumara and co-workers at Kwansei Gakuin University have reported in Organic Letters on the synthesis of fucoxanthin, an allene containing compound that almost looks like an oxygenated form of beta-carotene.

allene

OL paper

Posted in Allenes, carotenoids, Methodology, Polyenes, Total Synthesis | Leave a Comment »

 
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