The Synthesis of Fragrant Natural Products from Santalum album L.: (+)-(Z)-α-Santalol and (-)-(Z)-β-Santalol.


The synthetic challenges associated with the selective synthesis of α-Santalene (1), (Z)-α-Santalol (2), β-Santalene (3), and most importantly (Z)-β-Santalol (4) have interested the world's synthetic chemists for decades. These molecules, lovely examples of nature's exquisite creations, have been isolated from East Indian Sandalwood Oil (Santalum album L… (More)
DOI: 10.2533/chimia.2017.823