Total synthesis of simmondsin

Noritaka Chida, Ken Yamada, Seiichiro Ogawa

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The first total synthesis of the naturally occurring cyanoglucoside, simmondsin 1, starting from L-quebrachitol and D-glucose, is described, revealing the absolute configuration of this compound.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)588-590
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1991 Dec 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine


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