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Fusarisetin A synthesis

Posted by naturalproductman on June 21, 2012

Shuanhu Gao and co-workers at East China Normal University have reported in ACIE on the synthesis of fusarisetin through an intramolecular Diels-Alder in addition to an interesting manganese catalyzed radical cyclization to form an endoperoxide that is transformed to the tetrahydrofuran ring.

fusarisetin

ACIE paper

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