Biomimetic reactions of some macrocyclic diterpenes

Yoshikazu Shizuri, Jiro Ohtsuka, Seiji Kosemura, Yukimasa Terada, Shosuke Yamamura

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Some macrocyclic diterpenes derived from euphohelioscopin A and euphornin have been stereoselectively converted into the jatropholane- and daphnane-type compounds and the known tricyclic compound which has been treated with phCOCl - pyridine to afford euphohelionone, the new type of diterpene isolated from euphorbia helioscopia L.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5547-5550
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number48
Publication statusPublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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