Synthesis of the JK ring fragments of yessotoxin and 42,43,44,45,46,47,55-heptanor-41-oxoyessotoxin

Koji Watanabe, Hiroaki Minato, Michio Murata, Tohru Oishi

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The JK ring fragment (7) of 42,43,44,45,46,47,55-heptanor-41-oxoyessotoxin was synthesized via enyne metathesis and 6-exo cyclization of a hydroxy epoxide. Conversion of 7 into the JK ring fragment (6) of yessotoxin was achieved in a single step by treatment with an alkenyllithium.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)207-212
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - Apr 13 2007
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Organic Chemistry


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