Synthesis of a novel diarylheptanoid isolated from Zingiber officinale

Gregory D. Parker, Peter T. Seden, Christine L. Willis*

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Syntheses of 4-acetoxy-2,6-disubstituted tetrahydropyrans via Prins cyclisation of homoallylic alcohols with benzylic aldehydes are described and the methodology is applied in the total synthesis of diarylheptanoid 1 confirming both the structure and absolute configuration of the natural product.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3686-3689
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number26
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2009


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