Vy Dong and colleague have reported in JACS on the use of Noyori’s catalyst to form chiral lactones, asymmetrically.
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Posted by naturalproductman on March 6, 2013
Michael Sherburn and co-workers from Australian National University have reported in ACIE on the synthesis of kingianins A, D, and F from a poly-yne precursor. Ledwith-Weitz salt was used to promote a Diels-Alder dimerization.
Posted by naturalproductman on November 21, 2011
Dongjoo Lee and co-workers at Dankook University have reported in Tetrahedron on the synthesis of tormesol. The seven membered ring was acquired from a Horner-Wadsworth-Emmons reaction.
Posted by naturalproductman on October 19, 2011
Istvan Marko and co-workers at Université catholique de Louvain in Belgium have reported in Tetrahedron on a nice synthesis of Telaprevir using an oxaziridine and a lithium amide to functionalize an alkene.
Posted by naturalproductman on October 13, 2011
Tohru Fukuyama and co-workers have reported in JACS on a synthesis of gelsemoxonine featuring a divinylcyclopropane–cycloheptadiene rearrangement.
Posted by naturalproductman on July 12, 2011
Erick Carreira and co-workers have reported in ACIEE on their synthesis of this lipid that contains eleven chlorines.
Posted by naturalproductman on January 18, 2011
Athannasios Giannis and co-workers at the Universitata Leipzig have used HTIB (Koser’s reagent: [hydroxy(tosyloxy)iodo]benzene) to form tetrahydrofurans.
Posted by naturalproductman on December 20, 2010
Lawesson’s reagent normally converts carbonyls to thiocarbonyls. Emanuele Miserazzi and co-workers at GlaxoSmithKline in Italy have published in Tetrahedron Letters on a transposition of the oxidized atom in N-benzylpiperazinones when using Lawesson’s reagent.