The first total synthesis and structural determination of lagunamycin

Seijiro Hosokawa*, Shoichi Kuroda, Keisuke Imamura, Kuniaki Tatsuta

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Lagunamycin (1) has been synthesized by using our developed remote stereoinduction, Knorr condensation, periodinane oxidation, and diazonation. This enantioselective synthesis determined the absolute configuration of lagunamycin. Existence of rotational conformers was confirmed by NMR studies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6183-6186
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number35
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Aug 28

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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