Synthesis of (±)-puraquinonic acid: An inducer of cell differentiation

D. L.J. Clive, M. Sannigrahi, S. Hisaindee

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Puraquinonic acid (1) was synthesized from 2,5-dimethoxybenzoic acid by way of isochroman 2 and the indanone derivative 3, a Nazarov cyclization being used to construct the five-membered ring.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)954-961
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Feb 9 2001
Externally publishedYes

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  • Organic Chemistry


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