Total Synthesis of (±)-Poitediol and (±)-4-Epipoitediol

Robert C. Gadwood, Reneé M. Lett, Jane E. Wissinger

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Poitediol (1) is an unusual sesquiterpene diol isolated from the red seaweed Laurencia Poitei.1 It is one of the less complex members of a growing family of cyclooctane-containing natural products, many of which have interesting biological activities. We wish to report the total synthesis of racemic poitediol and 4-epipoitediol.2.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3869-3870
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number13
StatePublished - Jan 1984

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