Asymmetric total synthesis of martinelline and martinellic acid

Shuhei Ikeda, Masatoshi Shibuya, Yoshiharu Iwabuchi

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Herein, we describe the first asymmetric total synthesis of (-)-martinelline ((-)-2) and the second total synthesis of (-)-martinellic acid ((-)-1) by employing a tandem Mukaiyama-Mannich reaction/aminal cyclization as the key step.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)504-506
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Jan 30

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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