Electroreductive Cyclization Reactions. Studies Directed Toward the Phorbol Esters and Bioactive Diterpenes

  • José I. Lozano
  • Georgia L. Carroll
  • R. Daniel Little
Conference paper


An approach to a phorbol ester analog and four bioactive tetracyclic diterpenes is presented. The electroreductive cyclization (ERC) reaction plays a key role in the successful implementation of each pathway.


Phorbol Ester Cellular Signal Transduction Reductive Cyclization Silylating Agent Memorial Award 
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© Springer Japan 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • José I. Lozano
    • 1
  • Georgia L. Carroll
    • 1
  • R. Daniel Little
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of California, Santa BarbaraSanta BarbaraUSA

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