Synthesis of (-)-isishippuric acid A, a 4,5-secoquadranoid from a gorgonian coral

Munefumi Torihata, Shigefumi Kuwahara

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    The first synthesis of (-)-isishippuric acid A was accomplished in two steps from a bicyclic synthetic intermediate for isishippuric acid B, which confirmed the structure of isishippuric acid A, including its absolute stereochemistry.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1628-1629
    Number of pages2
    JournalBioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry
    Issue number6
    Publication statusPublished - 2008


    • Enantioselective synthesis
    • Isishippuric acid
    • Quadrane
    • Sesquiterpenoid

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Biotechnology
    • Analytical Chemistry
    • Biochemistry
    • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
    • Molecular Biology
    • Organic Chemistry


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