A biomimetic synthesis of (±)-nanaomycin A

Masahiko Yamaguchi, Shigeo Nakamura, Tadashi Okuma, Toru Minami

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A biosynthetic intermediate of isochromanequinone antibiotics was synthesized, and biomimetically converted to (±)-nanaomycin A. A novel synthetic method of methyl ketonases from esters was also developed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3913-3916
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number27
Publication statusPublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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