Total synthesis of (-)-anisatin

Akihiro Ogura, Kohei Yamada, Satoshi Yokoshima, Tohru Fukuyama

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

A novel synthetic route to (-)-anisatin has been developed. Our synthesis features a rhodium-catalyzed 1,4-addition of an arylboronic acid, an intramolecular Diels-Alder reaction of an ortho-quinone monoketal, a stereoselective [2,3]-Wittig rearrangement, and construction of the oxabicyclo [3.3.1] skeleton via cleavage of an epoxide by a primary amide.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1632-1635
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Volume14
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Mar 16
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Total synthesis of (-)-anisatin'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this

    Ogura, A., Yamada, K., Yokoshima, S., & Fukuyama, T. (2012). Total synthesis of (-)-anisatin. Organic Letters, 14(6), 1632-1635. https://doi.org/10.1021/ol300390k