A new approach for the synthesis of naturally occurring dihydrobenzo[b]furan-type neolignans of potential biological activity

László Juhász, Zoltán Dinya, Sándor Antus, Tamás E. Gunda

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A new synthesis of racemic naturally occurring neolignan 1 possessing a PGI2 inducing effect was achieved via the 2,3-dihydrobenzo[b]furan derivative 2, starting from the commercially available materials o-vanillin and acetovanillone. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science Ltd.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2491-2494
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2000


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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