Posted by naturalproductman on July 3, 2011
Reinhard Bruckner and co-workers at Universitat Freiburg have reported in the European JOC on their synthesis of arizonin C1.
European JOC paper
Posted in Cascade Reactions, Dotz benzannulation, Knoevenagel condensation, Methodology, Named Reactions, Pictet-Spengler, Total Synthesis, Transition Metal | Leave a Comment »
Posted by naturalproductman on March 13, 2010
Masaya Nakata and co-workers at Keio University have recently published in Organic Letters on an approach for kendomycin. The key reaction was a macrocyclization of a chromium carbene complex with an alkyne, also known as the Dotz benzannulation.
Posted in Cascade Reactions, Chromium, Dotz benzannulation, Macrocycles, Methodology, Named Reactions, Transition Metal | Leave a Comment »