Use of furans in synthesis of bioactive compounds

Hing Ken Lee, Kin Fai Chan, Chi Wai Hui, Ho Kee Yim, Xun Wei Wu, Henry N.C. Wong

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Synthetic approaches to the total synthesis of plakortone B, as well as diastereoselective nucleophilic additions to furyl aldehyde and furyl sulfonylimine employing chiral 3-boronates as auxiliary are presented.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)139-143
Number of pages5
JournalPure and Applied Chemistry
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2005
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry
  • General Chemical Engineering


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