Enantioselective synthesis of curacin A. 2. Total synthesis of curacin A by condensation of C1-C7, C8-C17, and C18-C22 segments

Hisanaka Ito, Nobuyuki Imai, Ken Ichi Takao, Susumu Kobayashi

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Total synthesis of curacin A, a novel antimitotic antiproliferative antibiotic, was achieved by the connection of C1-C7, C8-C17, and C18-C22 segments by Julia coupling and iminoether condensation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1799-1800
Number of pages2
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1996 Mar 11


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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