Total synthesis of (+)-bongkrekic acid

Mitsuru Shindo, Tomoyuki Sugioka, Yuko Umaba, Kozo Shishido

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Total synthesis of bongkrekic acid, an important apoptosis inhibitor, has been accomplished. The strategy includes inexpensive starting materials, asymmetric alkylation, anionic allyl coupling and oxidative manipulations. This process would provide a sufficient amount of bongkrekic acid and its analogues.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8863-8866
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number48
Publication statusPublished - Nov 22 2004
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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