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Liphagal Synthesis

Posted by naturalproductman on June 8, 2010

We’ve previously seen a synthesis of liphagal but here’s another approach to synthesize the seven membered ring from a similar diol precursor – however, the one found here reported by Enrique Alvarez-Manzaneda and co-workers at the Universidad de Granada combines a benzyl deprotection and cationic ring expansion in one step.


OL paper

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