An approach to the core skeleton of lancifodilactone F

Qiaoling Wang, Chuo Chen

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Abstract

Two cycloaddition reactions were utilized for the construction of the 5,6,7-tricyclic skeleton of lancifodilactone F and buxapentalactone. A [2+2] ketene cycloaddition reaction was first used to set their adjacent all-carbon quaternary centers at the 5,6-ring junction. An arene-olefin meta-photocycloaddition reaction was then used to install the 6- and 7-membered rings concurrently.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1223-1226
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Volume10
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 20 2008

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Medicine

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