Total synthesis of psoralidin, an anticancer natural product

Pallab Pahari, Jürgen Rohr

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2750-2754
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number7
StatePublished - Apr 3 2009

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  • Organic Chemistry


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