Convergent synthesis of the IJKLM ring fragment of ciguatoxin CTX3C

Tohru Oishi, Yoko Nagumo, Mitsuru Shoji, Jean Yves Le Brazidec, Hisatoshi Uehara, Masahiro Hirama

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The IJKLM ring fragment of CTX3C, an important member of the ciguatoxin family, was synthesized via ring-closing metathesis using the Tebbe reagent and an improved method of reductive hydroxy ketone cyclization.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2035-2036
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - Oct 21 1999
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • General Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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