Enantio- and diastereocontrolled synthesis of (+)-juvabione employing organocatalytic desymmetrisation and photoinduced fragmentation

Noriaki Itagaki, Yoshiharu Iwabuchi

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Abstract

(+)-Juvabione, a natural sesquiterpene exhibiting insect juvenile hormone activity, has been synthesized from σ-symmetric 4-(2-formylethyl) cyclohexanone by employing organocatalytic asymmetric aldolisation and Norrish I-type fragmentation as the key steps.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1175-1176
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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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