Antonio Echavarren and co-workers from ICIQ in Spain have reported in Org Lett on a gold catalyzed intramolecular [2+2] between an alkene and alkyne.
Posted by naturalproductman on February 21, 2013
John Chisholm and co-workers from Syracuse University have reported in Tetrahderon Letters on an intramolecular approach towards maeocrystal V.
Posted by naturalproductman on November 19, 2012
Peter Wipf and co-workers from University of Pittsburgh have reported in JOC on method for synthesis of 5-hydroxyindoles from furans.
Posted by naturalproductman on November 6, 2012
Danishefsky and colleague have reported in JACS on a racemic synthesis of maeocrystal V.
Posted by naturalproductman on October 29, 2012
Uttam Tambar and colleague at UT Southwestern have reported in JACS on a process involving the allylic amination of terminal olefins using a benzene using a benzenesulfonyl sulfurdiimide reagent.
Posted by naturalproductman on August 29, 2012
Hongbin Zhai and co-workers at SIOC have reported in ACIE on the synthesis of jiadifenin. The key [2+2] installed the methyl ester substituent.