Total synthesis of (+)-cheimonophyllon E, a bisabolane sesquiterpenoid

Ken Ichi Takao, Manabu Hara, Tomohiro Tsujita, Ken Ichi Yoshida, Kin Ichi Tadano

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Total synthesis of (±)-cheimonophyllon E was accomplished starting from 3-methyl-2-cyclohexen-1-one. Also, synthesis of (+)-cheimonophyllon E, the natural enantiomer, was achieved through optical resolution of a key intermediate in the racemic synthesis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4665-4668
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number28
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Jul 9


  • Biologically active compounds
  • Cyclization
  • Resolution
  • Terpenes and terpenoids

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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