A new stereoselective route to (-)-octalactin A based on intramolecular SmI2 promoted Reformatsky reaction

Susumu Inoue, Yoshiharu Iwabuchi, Hiroshi Irie, Susumi Hatakeyama

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

24 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

A novel stereoselective synthesis of the key left-hand fragment of (-)-octalactin A has been achieved from methyl (R)-3-hydroxy-2-methylpropionate employing SmI2 promoted intramolecular Reformatsky reaction of a δ-(bromoacetoxy)aldehyde as a key step.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)735-736
Number of pages2
JournalSynlett
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Jul
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'A new stereoselective route to (-)-octalactin A based on intramolecular SmI<sub>2</sub> promoted Reformatsky reaction'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this