Synthesis of semivioxanthin via a polyketide

Masahiko Yamaguchi, Tadashi Okuma, Shigeo Nakamura, Toru Minami

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The first synthesis of semivioxanthin has been achieved via the intermediate 3,5,7,9,11-pentaoxotridecanedioate one of whose ketone groups was protected as a ketal of o-phenylenedimethanol.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)183-185
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1990 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes

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