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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