Total synthesis and structural revision of hericerin

Shoji Kobayashi*, Tomoharu Inoue, Ami Ando, Hidetsugu Tamanoi, Ilhyong Ryu, Araki Masuyama

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The total synthesis of hericerin, a pollen growth inhibitor from Hericium erinaceum, was achieved. We found that the reported structure of hericerin should be revised to be the carbonyl regioisomer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5819-5822
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number13
StatePublished - 6 Jul 2012

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    Kobayashi, S., Inoue, T., Ando, A., Tamanoi, H., Ryu, I., & Masuyama, A. (2012). Total synthesis and structural revision of hericerin. Journal of Organic Chemistry, 77(13), 5819-5822.