Synlett 1992; 1992(8): 651-652
DOI: 10.1055/s-1992-21444
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A New Synthesis of Arylnaphthalene Lignan Lactones

Tsuyoshi Ogiku* , Shin-ichi Yoshida, Tooru Kuroda, Hiroshi Ohmizu, Tameo Iwasaki
  • *Department of Synthetic Chemistry, Research Laboratory of Applied Biochemistry, Tanabe Seiyaku Co., Ltd., 3-16-89, Kashima, Yodogawa, Osaka 532, Japan
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Publication Date:
08 March 2002 (online)

Arylnaphthalene lignan lactones 1a-e were synthesized in a one-pot procedure from methyl 4-aryl-1-oxo-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-3-naphthoates 2a-e prepared from the corresponding cyanohydrins, based on a tandem aromatization-lactonization reaction.