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Merrilactone synthesis

Posted by naturalproductman on May 5, 2012

Hongbin Zhai and co-workers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have published in ACIE on the synthesis of merrilactone where they used a Pauson-Khand reaction as one of the key steps.


ACIE paper

Posted in Cascade Reactions, Johnson Claisen rearrangement, Methodology, Named Reactions, Neurodegenerative, Pauson-Khand, Triterpenoids | Leave a Comment »

Piperidinone Synthesis

Posted by naturalproductman on June 16, 2010

Deevi Basavaiah at the University of Hyderabad have published in Helvetica Chimica Acta on the use of Morita-Baylis-Hillman adducts as precursors to piperidinones.

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HCA paper

Posted in Cascade Reactions, Cobalt, Johnson Claisen rearrangement, Methodology, Morita-Baylis-Hillman, Named Reactions, Pericyclic reactions, Ring forming, Sigmatropic Rearrangements, Transition Metal | Leave a Comment »