Iron-catalyzed enediene carbocyclizations. The total synthesis of (-)-gibboside

James M. Takacs, Suresh Vayalakkada, Steven J. Mehrman, Celia L. Kingsbury

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The first total synthesis of (-)-gibboside is reported. The route features a novel iron-catalyzed carbocyclization as the key step for the construction of the cis,trans,cis-tetrasubstituted cyclopentane core.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8417-8420
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number46
StatePublished - Nov 11 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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