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Posted by naturalproductman on August 10, 2011

Haruhisa Kikuchi and co-workers from Tohoku University have reported in Organic Letters on a chromanone that stimulates the immune response.


OL paper

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Moving the bonds

Posted by naturalproductman on June 19, 2011

Vijay Nair and co-workers from CSIR have reported in Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry on a NHC catalyzed cascade reaction converting 2H-chromene-3-carboxaldehydes to 3-methyl-2H-chromen-2-ones.


OBC paper

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Conicol Synthesis

Posted by naturalproductman on January 20, 2010

Bor-Cherng Hong and co-workers at National Chung Cheng University in Taiwan have reported in Organic Letters on a route that involves two back to back organocatalytic reactions to make a dihydropyranyl ring and a cyclohexenyl ring systems.


OL paper

Posted in Cascade Reactions, Chromenes, Conjugate Additions, Methodology, Michael, Named Reactions, Organocatalytic | Leave a Comment »