Natural Product Biosynthesis Via the Diels-Alder Reaction

  • Robert D. Stipanovic
Part of the Environmental Science Research book series (ESRH, volume 44)


The Diels-Alder reaction is named after the German chemists Otto Diels and Kurt Alder of the University of Kiel. The awarding of the 1950 Nobel Prize in chemistry to these scientists attests to the importance and broad application of this reaction. Fringuelli and Taticchi have recently reviewed the reaction1.


Lewis Acid Maleic Anhydride Pigment Gland Mulberry Tree Quinoline Alkaloid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert D. Stipanovic
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  1. 1.Agricultural Research Service, Southern Crops Research LaboratoryU. S. D. A.College StationUSA

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