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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    Yamaguchi, M., Nakamura, S., Okuma, T., & Minami, T. (1990). A biomimetic synthesis of (±)-nanaomycin A. Tetrahedron Letters, 31(27), 3913-3916. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0040-4039(00)97504-X