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Multi-component approach to guajadial B

Posted by naturalproductman on November 21, 2012

Looking at this molecule, one would never think that you can mix three things, a penta-substituted benzene ring, benzaldehyde and humulene, and obtain the final compound, guajadial! Ji-Kai Liu and co-workers at the Kunming Institute of Botany did such a thing!

OL paper

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