Electochemical asymmetric dimerization of cinnamic acid derivatives and application to the enantioselective syntheses of furofuran lignans

Naoki Mori, Akiko Furuta, Hidenori Watanabe

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Abstract

A new electrochemical method for the asymmetric oxidative dimerization of cinnamic acid derivatives has been developed. This method enabled the enantioselective syntheses of furofuran lignans, yangambin, sesamin and eudesmin.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8393-8399
Number of pages7
JournalTetrahedron
Volume72
Issue number51
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Electrochemical oxidation
  • Eudesmin
  • Furofuran lignan
  • Sesamin
  • Yangambin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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