Stereocontrolled entry to the tricyclo[3.3.0]oxoheptane core of bielschowskysin by a [2+2] cycloaddition of an allene-butenolide

Ru Miao, Subramanian G. Gramani, Martin J. Lear

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Abstract

As part of ongoing transannulation studies, the practical synthesis of an allene-linked γ-butenolide from l-malic acid and its substrate-controlled [2+2] photocycloaddition to the tricyclic core of bielschowskysin (1) are described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1731-1733
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume50
Issue number15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Apr 15

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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