Stereoselective synthesis of the LM ring moiety of ciguatoxin: Reagent control of asymmetric dihydroxylation

Tohru Oishi, Mitsuru Shoji, Naomi Kumahara, Masahiro Hirama

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Abstract

Stereoselective synthesis of the LM ring moiety of ciguatoxin was achieved from (R)-(E)-1-benzyloxy-2-hydroxy-3-pentene via Ireland-Claisen rearrangement, iodolactonization, and reagent-controlled asymmetric dihydroxylation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)845-846
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Jan 1

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