Structure, Occurrence, Biosynthesis, Biological Activity, Synthesis, and Chemistry of Aromadendrane Sesquiterpenoids

  • H. J. M. Gijsen
  • J. B. P. A. Wijnberg
  • Ae. De Groot
Part of the Fortschritte der Chemie organischer Naturstoffe / Progress in the Chemistry of Organic Natural Products book series (FORTCHEMIE (closed), volume 64)


Aromadendranes (1) belong to a class of sesquiterpenes, structurally characterized by a dimethyl cyclopropane ring fused to a hydroazulene skeleton, as depicted in Fig. 1. Throughout this and the following sections the numbering of the carbon skeleton will be used as given in (1). Next to the aromadendranes, the related sesquiterpenes with a 1,7-cycloaromadendrane, 7,8-seco-, and 9,10-secoaromadendrane skeleton will be discussed. Some dimeric and alkylated aromadendranes, e.g. macrocarpals and prenylaromadendranes are also included in this review. The literature is covered through September 1993.


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  • H. J. M. Gijsen
    • 1
  • J. B. P. A. Wijnberg
    • 1
  • Ae. De Groot
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Organic ChemistryWageningen Agricultural UniversityWageningenThe Netherlands

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