A Unified Approach to trans-Hydrindane Sesterterpenoids

The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2012, DOI: 10.1021/jo300726z, 77 (13), pp 5838–5843 published on 31.05.2012

The Journal of Organic Chemistry, online article

A synthetic approach to several sesterterpenoids containing an isopropyl trans-hydrindane system is presented. Its most remarkable feature is the stereochemical diversification of a common precursor through the choice of different hydrogenation conditions.  

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