Enantiospecific total synthesis of (+)- and (-)-avarone and -avarol

Edward P. Locke, Sidney M. Hecht

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Enantiopure avarol and its oxidized congener avarone are synthesized in both podal series from an optically pure Wieland-Miescher enone; preliminary results from biochemical studies are summarized.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2717-2718
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number24
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996
Externally publishedYes

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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