Synthesis of viridiofungin A trimethyl ester and determination of the absolute structure of viridiofungin A

Tomoyuki Esumi, Yoshiharu Iwabuchi, Hiroshi Irie, Susumi Hatakeyama

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Abstract

Four diastereoisomeric trimethyl esters of viridiofungin A, a member of novel family of aminoacyl alkyl citrate compounds, were synthesized in a highly stereoselective manner and the absolute configuration of natural viridiofungin A was determined to be 3S,4S,2'S.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)877-880
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume39
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Feb 19
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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