Synthesis of (±)-methyl bishomononactate, a monomeric component of polynactin antibiotics

Tadaatsu Hanadate, Hiromasa Kiyota, Takayuki Oritani

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    The synthesis of (±)-methyl bishomononactate, one of the monomeric components of polynactin antibiotics (macrotetrolides), was achieved via cis-selective iodoetherification as the key step.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1671-1674
    Number of pages4
    JournalBioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry
    Issue number8
    Publication statusPublished - 2000


    • Antibiotics
    • Iodoetherification
    • Macrotetrolides
    • Polynactin
    • Total synthesis

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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