Total Synthesis of (Â±)-Hibiscone C
Ungureanu, S.; Meadows, M.; Smith, J.; Duff, D. B.; Burgess, J. M.; Goess, B. C. Total Synthesis of (Â±)-Hibiscone C. Tetrahedron Lett. 2011, 52, 1509-1511.
A total synthesis of (Â±)- hibiscone C, one member of the furanosteroid family of natural products that also includes viridin and wortmannin, is reported. Two new pathways for formation of the key diacyl furan subunit are described.