Sauriols A and B belong to a class of diarylbutane-lignans and exhibit antifeedant activity. We succeeded in the first synthesis of sauriols A and B by using a simple and efficient asymmetric dimerization of a cinnamic acid derivative as the key step.
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- Analytical Chemistry
- Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
- Molecular Biology
- Organic Chemistry