A Mini Review on the Chemical Synthesis of Resveratrol

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Author(s): Hong Huang , Ruonan Liu , Wenhua Ou* .

Journal Name: Mini-Reviews in Organic Chemistry

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Abstract:

Resveratrol is a polyphenolic compound and has been shown to possess numerous biological activities, which could possibly be applied to the prevention and/or treatment of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and neurodegenerative diseases. This review summarizes the progress of different chemical methods in the preparation of resveratrol.

Keywords: Resveratrol, chemical synthesis, Wittig-reaction process, Heck reaction process, Perkin reaction process, demethylation.

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DOI: 10.2174/1570193X16666190617155558
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