First determination of the absolute stereochemistry of a naturally occurring 1,1′-biphenanthrene, (−)-blestriarene C, and its unexpected photoracemization

Tetsutaro Hattori, Yuhi Shimazumi, Osamu Yamabe, Eiji Koshiishi, Sotaro Miyano

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Abstract

A naturally occurring 1,1′-biphenanthrene, blestriarene C, was prepared and its absolute stereochemistry was determined to be S a-(−) by an empirical method, during which the compound was found to undergo rapid photoracemization even under ambient light exposure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2234-2235
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Volume2
Issue number19
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Jan 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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