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Slick Diels-Alder

Posted by naturalproductman on July 2, 2012

Georgios Vassilikogiannakis and colleague at the University of Crete have reported in Organic Letters on the synthesis of paracaseolide A using a Diels-Alder to dimerize a gamma-butenolide precursor.

dimerization

OL paper

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