Total synthesis of (±)-lauren-1-ene, the unique fenestrane diterpene

Tetsuto Tsunoda, Masayasu Amaike, Usman Sumo Friend, Yutaka Fujise, Shô Itô, Mitsuaki Kodama

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The first total synthesis of (±)-lauren-1-ene (1a), the unique diterpene containing the []fenestrane ring system, has been achieved starting from the aldol 4, the intermediate in a synthesis of (±)-silphinene.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2537-2540
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 1987


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