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Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 41, Issue 4, pp 385–387 | Cite as

Synthesis of New (±) Pterocarpans by Heck Oxyarylation

  • S. Sa e Sant'Anna
  • E. A. Evangelista
  • R. B. Alves
  • D. S. Raslan
Article

Abstract

Among a wide variety of synthetic routes to pterocarpan prototypes, a mild approach uses a reaction known as Heck oxyarylation. This method involves a reaction between 2H-chromenes and 2-chloromercuriophenols in the presence of Li2PdCl4.

Key words

pterocarpans 2H-chromenes Heck oxyarylation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Sa e Sant'Anna
    • 1
  • E. A. Evangelista
    • 1
  • R. B. Alves
    • 1
  • D. S. Raslan
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de Química, Instituto de Ciências ExatasUniversidade Federal de Minas GeraisBelo Horizonte, MGBrazil

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