Pre-disposition in synthesis: An approach to the manzamenones

Saleh Al-Busafi, Michael G.B. Drew, Thomas Sanders, Roger C. Whitehead*

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An efficient six step synthesis of the manzamenone analogue 17 from 2-furanacetonitrile is described using an approach modelled on a biogenetic theory.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1647-1650
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Mar 19 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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