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Strategies of synthesis of aromatic polyketides using cyclohexa-1,4-and-1,3-dienes in Alder Rickett reactions

Kanakam, Charles C and Ramanathan, Halasya and Rao, GSR Subba and Birch, A rthur J (1982) Strategies of synthesis of aromatic polyketides using cyclohexa-1,4-and-1,3-dienes in Alder Rickett reactions. In: Current Science, 51 (8). pp. 400-402.

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Abstract

Cyclohexa-1, 4-dienes with appropriate substituents, obtained by birch reduction of the substituted benzene, react directly with derivatives of propiolic ester or aldchyde to yield aromatic polyketides. The following compounds have been synthesized; mycophenolic acid, nidulol methyl other, the root growth hormone 3, 5-dihydroxy-2-formyl-4-mythyl-benzoic acid, antibiotic DB 2073, the macrocyclic lactones lasiodiplodin and dihydrozearalenone and the biphenyl derivatives alternario and altenusin. Polyketide anthraquinones can be made from naphthoquinone precursors.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Organic Chemistry
Date Deposited: 23 Dec 2009 08:03
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:44
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/23098

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