Total synthesis of maturone (1) by the regioselective Dials-Alder reaction of benzofuranquinone (7) is described. Compound (7) was easily obtained by an application of the fused furan constructing method using allenic sulfonium salt (3) and cyclic 1,3-dicarbonyl compound.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Analytical Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry