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Bakkenolide Synthesis

Posted by naturalproductman on April 9, 2010

Luiz Silva and co-workers at the Universidade de Sao Paulo have recently reported in JOC on a ring contraction approach using TTN (thalium III nitrate) to synthesizing the five membered ring in bakkenolide.

ring contraction
JOC paper

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