Phenol Dearomatization with Hypervalent Iodine Reagents

Top Curr Chem. 2016;373:25-74. doi: 10.1007/128_2015_665.

Abstract

This chapter highlights recent developments in phenol dearomatization using organoiodane reagents and a selection of applications in natural product synthesis.

Keywords: Cyclohexadienones; Iodanes; Natural product synthesis; Phenol dearomatization; Quinones and quinols; Spirocyclizations.

MeSH terms

  • Alkaloids / chemical synthesis
  • Biological Products / chemical synthesis*
  • Cyclization
  • Indicators and Reagents*
  • Iodine Compounds / chemistry*
  • Phenol / chemistry*
  • Quinones / chemical synthesis

Substances

  • Alkaloids
  • Biological Products
  • Indicators and Reagents
  • Iodine Compounds
  • Quinones
  • Phenol