Expeditious and enantiospecific avenue to pentacyclic quassinoid skeleton

Tony K.M. Shing, Xue Y. Zhu, Thomas C.W. Mak

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The pentacyclic quassinoid skeleton 3 is constructed from (S)-carvone involving a 1,3-sigmatropic rearrangement and an intramolecular Diels-Alder reaction as the key steps.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2369-2370
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 1996 Jan 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • General Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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