Synthesis of the E ring of gambierol

Isao Kadota, Chie Kadowaki, Noriko Yoshida, Yoshinori Yamamoto

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The synthesis of the E ring of gambierol was achieved from D-ribose via the intramolecular reaction of allylstannane with an aldehyde as a key step. The undesired stereoisomer formed in this reaction was converted to the desired product by using DBU isomerization.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6369-6372
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number35
Publication statusPublished - Aug 27 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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    Kadota, I., Kadowaki, C., Yoshida, N., & Yamamoto, Y. (1998). Synthesis of the E ring of gambierol. Tetrahedron Letters, 39(35), 6369-6372.