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A very short and convenient synthesis of 2-methyl-6-(2′-oxo-4′-methylcyclohex-3′-en-1′-yl)-2-heptene and (±)-12-hydroxy-2-oxobisabol-3-ene

  • Jasvinder Singh
  • Ajay K Arora
  • Anupam Khurana
  • G L Kad
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Abstract

2-methyl-6-(2′-oxo-4′-methyl-cyclohex-3′-en-1′-yl)-2-heptene (II) and (±)-12-hydroxy-2-oxobisabol-3-ene (III), two naturally occurring terpenic ketones isolated from theStevia species and aerial parts ofPolychyrus fuscus respectively have been synthesized utilising tandem-phenylation reduction as a key reaction.

Keywords

Terpenic ketones tandem-phenylation reduction SeO2 hydroxylation 

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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jasvinder Singh
    • 1
  • Ajay K Arora
    • 1
  • Anupam Khurana
    • 1
  • G L Kad
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryPanjab UniversityChandigarhIndia

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