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Ring size matters

Posted by naturalproductman on August 6, 2012

Petr Klan (Masaryk University) and Richard Givens (University of Kansas) have reported in JOC on a study of the photo-Favorskii rearrangement.

ring size

JOC paper


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Chinensiolide Synthesis

Posted by naturalproductman on January 12, 2010

Chinensiolide has recently been synthesized by Dennis Hall and co-worker at the University of Alberta.  This molecule has a similar carbon backbone to the 5,7-skeleton that is found in englerin A.


JACS paper

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