Total synthesis of antitumour agent (+)-goniofufurone

Tony K.M. Shing, Hon Chung Tsui, Zhao Hui Zhou

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The absolute configuration of the natural goniofufurone is confirmed as 1 by a short and stereoselective synthesis in eight steps from D-glycero-D-gulo-heptono-γ-lactone with an overall yield of 12.7%.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)810-811
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1992 Dec 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine


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