Enantiospecific construction of the BC-ring system of taxanes

  • Srikrishna A
  • Dethe D
  • Kumar P
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Two alternative approaches to the BC-ring system of taxanes, suitable for generating both enantiomeric forms of taxanes, starting from the readily and abundantly available monoterpene (R)-carvone employing a ring-closing metathesis reaction as key step, are described. © 2004 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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  • A. Srikrishna

  • Dattatraya H. Dethe

  • P. Ravi Kumar

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