Yikang Wu and co-workers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences have reported in Tetrahedron on the use of DIBAL to reduce alpha,beta-unsaturated oxazolidin-2-ones.
Posted by naturalproductman on December 19, 2011
Hongbin Zhang and co-workers at Yunnan University have reported in ACIEE on their synthesis of stenine.
Posted by naturalproductman on September 30, 2011
Seirjiro Matsubara and colleague at Kyoto University have reported in JACS on an organocatalytic oxy-Michael reaction.
Posted by naturalproductman on September 26, 2011
Larry Overman and colleague have reported in JACS on a total synthesis of aplyviolene. Surprisingly, the bromide in the alpha-bromo enone Michael acceptor substrate did not get displaced.
Posted by naturalproductman on July 26, 2011
Alison Frontier and co-workers at the University of Rochester have reported in JACS on a Nazarov cyclization
Posted by naturalproductman on May 15, 2011
Feng-Peng Wang and co-workers at Sichuan University have reported in Tetrahedron on an approach to access some alkaloids from a cyclohexenone.
Posted by naturalproductman on May 12, 2011
Thomas Hudlicky and co-workers at Brock University have reported in JOC on the total synthesis of buprenorphine from oripavine.