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Total synthesis of hamigerans and analogues thereof. Photochemical generation and Diels-Alder trapping of hydroxy-o-quinodimethanes.
A number of naturally occurring substances, including hamigerans, contain ring systems which are fused to an aromatic nucleus. A general and streamlined method for the construction of suchExpand
Total synthesis of hybocarpone and analogues thereof. A facile dimerization of naphthazarins to pentacyclic systems.
The total synthesis of the lichen-derived antitumor agent hybocarpone (1) and related compounds is described. The successful route to hybocarpone features a novel radical-based dimerization/hydrationExpand
Total Synthesis of Hybocarpone
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