Terpenoid precursors via steroid degradation: Synthesis of (-)-warburganal

Sukumar Manna, Pendri Yadagiri, J R Falck

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The sesquiterpene (-)-warburganal was prepared from a (1S)-1- methoxycarbonyl-2,5,5,8a-tetramethyl-decahydronaphthalene (4) obtained by degradation of commercial glycyrrhetinic acid.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1324-1325
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number17
StatePublished - Dec 1 1987


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