Progress toward the total synthesis of saudin: Development of a tandem Stille-oxa-electrocyclization reaction

Uttam K. Tambar, Taichi Kano, Brian M. Stoltz

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(Chemical Equation Presented) A diastereoselective tandem Stille-oxa-electrocyclization reaction provides access to the core of the diterpenoid natural product saudin. Additionally, this new reaction sequence was extended to the convergent preparation of related polycyclic pyran systems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2413-2416
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number12
StatePublished - Jun 9 2005


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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