A Facile Synthesis of Benzoshikonin and Benzocycloshikonin

Mariko Aso, Kenji Hayakawa, Ken Kanematsu

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A short-step synthesis of benzo-analogue of shikonin and cycloshikonin via a novel cyclic ether formation is described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-88
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1988

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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