Synthesis of phenyl-substituted conduritol B and its mechanism of formation

Cantekin S., Caliskan R. , Sahin E., Balci M.

HELVETICA CHIMICA ACTA, vol.90, no.11, pp.2227-2235, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 90 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/hlca.200790231
  • Title of Journal : HELVETICA CHIMICA ACTA
  • Page Numbers: pp.2227-2235


The phenyl-substituted conduritol B 8 was prepared in racemic form in a five-step sequence starting from 2-phenyl-1,4-benzoquinone(10) (Scheme 1). The reaction mechanism of the key step 12b -> 13 is discussed (Scheme 2).