The chemotaxonomy and the biosynthesis of tetranortriterpenes is briefly reviewed in chapter one and the partial syntheses of some of these products is described.
The work described in the first part of chapter two was directed towards a synthesis of the andgamma;-lactone ring system in the side chain of flindissol, while that in the latter part involved studies of the allylic oxidation in ring D of some apotirucallol derivatives.
The acid constituents of Manila elemi resin ...Expand abstract
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Some aspects of terpenoid chemistry
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