• A very short and convenient synthesis of 2-methyl-6-(2′-oxo-4′-methylcyclohex-3′-en-1′-yl)-2-heptene and (±)-12-hydroxy-2-oxobisabol-3-ene

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    • Keywords


      Terpenic ketones; tandem-phenylation reduction; SeO2 hydroxylation

    • Abstract


      2-methyl-6-(2′-oxo-4′-methyl-cyclohex-3′-en-1′-yl)-2-heptene (II) and (±)-12-hydroxy-2-oxobisabol-3-ene (III), two naturally occurring terpenic ketones isolated from theStevia species and aerial parts ofPolychyrus fuscus respectively have been synthesized utilising tandem-phenylation reduction as a key reaction.

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      Jasvinder Singh1 Ajay K Arora1 Anupam Khurana1 G L Kad1

      1. Department of Chemistry, Panjab University, Chandigarh - 160 014, India
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  • Journal of Chemical Sciences | News

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