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Scandium-catalyzed hydroarylation

Posted by naturalproductman on August 30, 2014

Zhaomin Hou and co-workers from RIKEN have reported in JACS on an enantioselective hydroarylation using a scandium complex.
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JACS paper

Posted in C-H activation, Methodology, Scandium, Transition Metal | Leave a Comment »

Steviol, hetidine, isoatisine syntheses

Posted by naturalproductman on August 30, 2014

Phil Baran and co-workers have reported in JACS on the syntheses of steviol, hetidine, and isoatisine.

alkaloids

JACS paper

Posted in Alkaloids, C-H activation, Methodology, Total Synthesis | Leave a Comment »

Basiliolide B synthesis

Posted by naturalproductman on August 30, 2014

Chi-Sing Lee and co-workers at Shen Zhen University have reported in ACIE on the synthesis of basioli
basiliolide B

ACIE paper

Posted in Cascade Reactions, Methodology, Total Synthesis | Leave a Comment »

Myceliothermophins C, D, and E

Posted by naturalproductman on August 30, 2014

Nicolaou and co-workers have reported in ACIE on the syntheses of myceliothermophins C, D, and E.

myceliothermophins

ACIE paper

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Ring contraction cascade

Posted by naturalproductman on August 30, 2014

Kavirayani R. Prasad and colleague at Indian Institute of Science have reported in ACIE on a ring contraction-ring expansion cascade reaction.

ring contraction

ACIE paper

Posted in Cascade Reactions, Methodology, Triquinanes | Leave a Comment »

Palladium catalyzed decarboxylative cycloaddition

Posted by naturalproductman on August 30, 2014

Yong Jian Zhang and co-workers at Shanghai Jiao Tong University have reported in ACIE on a palladium catalyzed decarboxylative cycloaddition.

palladium

ACIE paper

Posted in Cascade Reactions, Cycloaddition, Methodology, Palladium, Transition Metal | 1 Comment »

Palladium catalyzed decarboxylative cycloaddition

Posted by naturalproductman on August 30, 2014

Yong Jian Zhang and co-workers at Shanghai Jiao Tong University have reported in ACIE on a palladium catalyzed decarboxylative cycloaddition.

palladium

ACIE paper

Posted in Cascade Reactions, Cycloaddition, Methodology, Palladium, Transition Metal | Leave a Comment »

Varioxepine A

Posted by naturalproductman on August 28, 2014

Bin-Gui Wang and co-workers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences have reported in Organic Letters on the isolation of an interesting oxepine containing alkaloid.

oxepine

OL paper

Posted in Alkaloids, Oxepines, Spirocycles | Leave a Comment »

C-C bond cleavage with titanium

Posted by naturalproductman on August 28, 2014

Zhaomin Hou and co-workers at RIKEN (Saitama, JP) have reported in Nature on a titanium hydride complex that cleaves carbon-carbon bonds.

 

Nature paper

Posted in C-C Bond Breaking, Methodology, Titanium, Transition Metal | Leave a Comment »

Breaking benzene

Posted by naturalproductman on August 28, 2014

Petr Beier and co-workers from the Academy of the Sciences of the Czech Republic have reported in JOC on an interesting reaction involving hydrogen peroxide, and an SF5-phenol to afford a muconolactone derivative.

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JOC paper

Posted in Cascade Reactions, Mechanistic, Methodology, Named Reactions | Leave a Comment »

 
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