A cross-metathesis approach to the stereocontrolled synthesis of the AB ring segment of ciguatoxin

  • Kadota I
  • Abe T
  • Uni M
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Synthesis of the AB ring segments of ciguatoxin is described. The present synthesis includes a Lewis acid mediated cyclization of allylstannane with aldehyde, cross-metathesis reaction introducing the side chain, and Grieco-Nishizawa dehydration on the A ring. © 2008 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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  • Allylstannane-aldehyde condensation
  • Ciguatoxin
  • Cross-metathesis
  • Polycyclic ethers

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  • Isao Kadota

  • Takashi Abe

  • Miyuki Uni

  • Hiroyoshi Takamura

  • Yoshinori Yamamoto

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