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Dictyosphaeric Acid Synthesis

Posted by naturalproductman on June 28, 2010

Richard Taylor and co-workers at the University of York have published in ACIEE on the synthesis of dictyosphaeric acid.  They reassigned the stereochemistry of the diol from the originally proposed structure.

dictyosphaeric acid

ACIEE paper

Posted in Cascade Reactions, Conjugate Additions, cross coupling, Ito-Saegusa oxidation, Methodology, Michael, Named Reactions, Palladium, Polyketides, Stille | Leave a Comment »

Synthesis of Platyphyllide

Posted by naturalproductman on May 11, 2010

Atsushi Nishida and co-workers from Chiba University have recently reported in JOC on the asymmetric synthesis of platyphyllide with the key reaction being an asymmetric Diels-Alder reaction.


JOC paper

Posted in Asymmetric, Cascade Reactions, Cycloaddition, Diels-Alder, Ito-Saegusa oxidation, Methodology, Named Reactions, Palladium, Pericyclic reactions, Transition Metal, Ytterbium | Leave a Comment »