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A Short Biomimetic Approach to the Fully Functionalized Bicyclic Framework of Type A Acylphloroglucinols

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posted on 2009-10-01, 00:00 authored by Elias A. Couladouros, Marianna Dakanali, Konstantinos D. Demadis, Veroniki P. Vidali
A biomimetic approach toward type A polyprenylated acylphloroglucinols (PPAPs) is described. The method is based on a C-alkylation−cation cyclization reaction sequence, leading to a convenient buildup of molecular complexity, employing the simple and readily available deoxycohumulone and an appropriately functionalized hydroxy halide. Thus, a versatile construction of the fully functionalized bicyclic framework of type A PPAPs (5) was achieved.