Enantioselective synthesis of valoneic acid derivative

Hitoshi Abe, Yusuke Sahara, Yuki Matsuzaki, Yasuo Takeuchi, Takashi Harayama

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The enantioselective synthesis of trimethyl octa-O-methylvaloneate (1) was accomplished using the Bringmann's 'lactone concept', which involves the intramolecular biaryl coupling reaction of a phenyl benzoate derivative and the asymmetric lactone-opening reaction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)605-609
Number of pages5
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jan 21 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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