Concise synthesis of anolignan A

Meiming Luo, Akiko Matsui, Tomoyuki Esumi, Yoshiharu Iwabuchi, Susumi Hatakeyama

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An efficient synthesis of anolignan A has been achieved in eight steps in 30% overall yield from piperonal employing TiCl4-mediated addition of a 1-trimethylsilyl-2,3-butadiene to an aldehyde as the key step.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4401-4402
Number of pages2
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Jun 8
Externally publishedYes


  • 1-trimethylsilyl-2,3-butadienes
  • Addition reactions
  • Lignans
  • Silicon compounds

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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