Terpenoid chirons: Preparation and transformations of 2-hydroxy-1,1,4a(R),6-tetramethyl-trans-Δ5,6-octalin

J R Falck, Sukumar Manna, S. Chandrasekhar, L. Alcaraz, C. Mioskowski

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Octalins 4 and 5 are prepared conveniently in 3 steps from commercial 18β-glycyrrhetinic acid and converted to a variety of functionalized trans-AB ring chirons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2013-2016
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number13
StatePublished - Mar 28 1994


  • glycyrrhetinic acid
  • octahydronaphthalene
  • retro-Diels-Alder
  • steroid
  • thermolysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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