Enantioselective syntheses of decursinol angelate and decursin

Jongdoo Lim, Ik Hwan Kim, Hyeon Ho Kim, Kyung Seop Ahn, Hogyu Han

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The practical enantioselective syntheses of decursinol angelate and decursin were achieved in eight steps from resorcinol. The stereochemistry was addressed using the catalytic asymmetric epoxidation of 7-acetoxy-2,2-dimethylchromene by chiral (salen)Mn complexes as the key step.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4001-4003
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Jun 11


  • Catalytic asymmetric epoxidation
  • Decursin
  • Decursinol
  • Decursinol angelate
  • Protein kinase C

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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