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Bromoether formation

Posted by naturalproductman on September 18, 2011

Scott Snyder and co-workers at Columbia University have reported in JACS on a synthetic transformation towards bromoethers from alkenes.


JACS paper

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Saxitoxinol synthesis

Posted by naturalproductman on June 17, 2011

Toshio Nishikawa and colleague at Nagoya University have reported in ACIEE on their synthesis of saxitoxinol, an analog of saxitoxin.


ACIEE paper

Posted in Alkaloids, Cascade Reactions, Hypervalent bromine, Methodology | Leave a Comment »

Hypervalent bromine promoted C-H activation

Posted by naturalproductman on April 26, 2011

Waro Nakanishi and co-worker at Wakayama University and Masahiro Ochiai and co-workers at the University of Tokushima have reported in Science on a hypervalent bromine that inserts a nitrogen into alkanes.

Science paper

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