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Urechitol A Synthesis

Posted by naturalproductman on July 5, 2010

Hidenori Watanabe and co-workers at the University of Tokyo have published in ACIEE on the synthesis of urechitol.  The seven membered ring was accessed from a [4+3] cycloaddition between a furan unit and a silyl enol ether acetal.

urechitol

ACIEE paper

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