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Journal Article (Refereed)
January 2013

Total synthesis of ()-mimosifoliol by lateral lithiation

Wilkinson, J A & Slabu, I & Rossington, S & Killoran, P & Hirst, N 2013, 'Total synthesis of ()-mimosifoliol by lateral lithiation', Tetrahedron Letters, 54, pp.1489-1490.

Abstract

A two-step protocol has been developed to allow the vinylation of diarylmethanes at the bridging CH

2 using lateral lithiation and formylation followed by a Wittig reaction. This methodology has been applied in the racemic synthesis of the natural product mimosifoliol.

Authors

SEEK Members

External Authors

Nick Hirst

Patrick Killoran

Iustina Slabu

Publication Details

Journal Name
Tetrahedron Letters

Volume
54

Pagination
1489-1490.