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Nature Chemistry volume 7, pages 860861 (2015) | Download Citation

A concise synthesis of the fungal natural product epicolactone suggests that this highly stereochemically complex yet racemic natural product may come from a cascade reaction between two polyhydroxylated arenes.

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