Total synthesis of (-)-vitrenal and its biological activity

Mitsuaki Kodama, Usman Sumo Friend, Tetsuto Tsunoda, Sho Ito

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(-)-Vitrenal, the enantiomer of the natural sesquiterpene aldehyde isolated from a liverwort, has been synthesized starting from (+)-3-carene, and its activity as a plant-growth regulator has been tested.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1897-1900
Number of pages4
JournalBulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1986


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