Enantioselective total synthesis of pteridic acid A

Takashi Nakahata, Shigefumi Kuwahara

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Pteridic acid A, a potent plant growth promoter with auxin-like activity, was synthesized enantioselectively by using the Evans asymmetric aldol reaction as the key C-C bond forming step.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1028-1030
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Feb 28

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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