A base-catalyzed condensation of phenyl acetate with acid chloride, followed by intramolecular cyclization and microwave-assisted cross-metathesis reaction, leads to the first total synthesis of psoralidin, a natural product with a broad range of biological activities, in a highly convergent and regioselective manner.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Journal of Organic Chemistry|
|State||Published - Apr 3 2009|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Organic Chemistry