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Posted by naturalproductman on January 18, 2015

Masahiro Terada and co-workers from Tohoku University have reported in JACS on a kinetic resolution approach to accessing chiral amino-alcohols using a chiral phosphoric acid to form an acetal.

phosphoric

JACS paper

Posted in Asymmetric, Kinetic resolution, Methodology | Leave a Comment »

Aglaiastatin synthesis

Posted by naturalproductman on January 17, 2015

John Porco and co-workers have reported in JACS on the synthesis of aglaiastatin.
aglaiastatin
JACS paper

Posted in Asymmetric, Methodology, Polyketides, Total Synthesis | Leave a Comment »

trans-Clerodane natural product synthesis

Posted by naturalproductman on January 17, 2015

Larry Overman and co-workers have reported in JACS on the synthesis of trans-clerodane natural products.

clerodane

JACS paper

Posted in Asymmetric, Methodology, Terpenoids, Total Synthesis | 1 Comment »

Pd pi-allyl

Posted by naturalproductman on November 8, 2014

Shu-Li You and co-workers at SIOC have reported in JACS on some mechanistic studies of a Pd pi-allyl chemistry.

pi allyl

JACS paper

Posted in Asymmetric, Mechanistic, Methodology, Named Reactions, Palladium, Transition Metal, Tsuji-Trost | Leave a Comment »

Asymmetric aza-Pinacol rearrangement

Posted by naturalproductman on November 4, 2014

Yong-Gui Zhou and co-workers at SIOC have reported in JACS on an asymmetric aza-Pinacol rearrangement.

asymmetric

JACS paper

Posted in Asymmetric, Aza-Pinacol, Cascade Reactions, Methodology, Named Reactions, Palladium, Ring expansion, Transition Metal | Leave a Comment »

Asymmetric metathesis

Posted by naturalproductman on September 8, 2014

Grubbs and colleagues have reported in JACS on their studies with asymmetric ring closing metathesis.

asymmetric

JACS paper

Posted in Asymmetric, Cascade Reactions, Metathesis, Methodology, Ring Opening | 1 Comment »

Organocatalytic epoxidation

Posted by naturalproductman on August 31, 2014

Philip Bulman Page and co-workers at the University of East Anglia have reported in Tetrahedron on an iminium catalyzed epoxidation.
epoxidation

Tetrahedron paper

Posted in Asymmetric, Methodology, Organocatalytic | Leave a Comment »

Bislactone desymmetrization

Posted by naturalproductman on July 27, 2014

Jieping Zhu and co-workers have reported in ACIE on the synthesis of rhazinilam and leucomidine B.

desymmetrize

ACIE paper

Posted in Alkaloids, Asymmetric, C2-Symmetric, Cascade Reactions, Methodology, Organocatalytic | Leave a Comment »

Ileabethoxazole synthesis

Posted by naturalproductman on June 7, 2014

David Williams and colleague have reported in JACS on the synthesis of ileabethoxazole.

JACS paper

Posted in Asymmetric, Cascade Reactions, Methodology, Named Reactions, Pauson-Khand, Total Synthesis | Leave a Comment »

Silylation of C-H bonds

Posted by naturalproductman on May 6, 2014

I like this silylation of a C-H bond using an iridium catalyst. Very interesting from the lab of John Hartwig at Berkeley.

Ir

JACS paper

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

 
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