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Alopecuridine Synthesis

Posted by naturalproductman on March 22, 2011

Yong-Qiang Tu and co-workers at Lanzhou University have reported in ACIEE on the total synthesis of alopecuridine.  The five membered ring was accessed via a SmI2 mediated pinacol coupling.

alopecuridine

ACIEE paper

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