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- Kunyane, Phaladi, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Journal of natural products 2019 v.82 no.11 pp. 3074-3082
- acetophenones; benzoquinones; demethylation; isoflavones
- ... The unexpected conversion of benzoylbenzofurans into isoflavones through an intramolecular cascade that involves deprotection and ring-opening/cyclization is described. This was discovered in an investigation of the possible transformation of benzoylbenzofurans into coumaronochromones. This route affords isoflavones in two major steps from acetophenones and benzoquinones. The transformation was va ...