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Integrated Synthetic Strategy for Higher Catechin Oligomers

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  • Dr. Ken Ohmori,

    1. Department of Chemistry, Tokyo Institute of Technology, SORST-JST Agency, 2-12-1, O-okayama, Megro-ku, Tokyo, 152-8551 (Japan), Fax: (+81) 3-5734-2788
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  • Dr. Tomohiro Shono,

    1. Department of Chemistry, Tokyo Institute of Technology, SORST-JST Agency, 2-12-1, O-okayama, Megro-ku, Tokyo, 152-8551 (Japan), Fax: (+81) 3-5734-2788
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  • Yuki Hatakoshi,

    1. Department of Chemistry, Tokyo Institute of Technology, SORST-JST Agency, 2-12-1, O-okayama, Megro-ku, Tokyo, 152-8551 (Japan), Fax: (+81) 3-5734-2788
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  • Takahisa Yano,

    1. Department of Chemistry, Tokyo Institute of Technology, SORST-JST Agency, 2-12-1, O-okayama, Megro-ku, Tokyo, 152-8551 (Japan), Fax: (+81) 3-5734-2788
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  • Prof. Dr. Keisuke Suzuki

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Chemistry, Tokyo Institute of Technology, SORST-JST Agency, 2-12-1, O-okayama, Megro-ku, Tokyo, 152-8551 (Japan), Fax: (+81) 3-5734-2788
    • Department of Chemistry, Tokyo Institute of Technology, SORST-JST Agency, 2-12-1, O-okayama, Megro-ku, Tokyo, 152-8551 (Japan), Fax: (+81) 3-5734-2788
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  • This work was supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (No. 21350050) from MEXT (Japan), the Global COE program (Chemistry), and Shorai Foundation for Science and Technology.

Abstract

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Chain linked: An integrated strategy for the rapid assembly of catechin oligomers has been developed, thus enabling access to higher oligomers ranging from 6- to 24-mers. The method exploits an orthogonal, block-type coupling strategy (see scheme).

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