The first total synthesis of the antitumor macrolide rhizoxin: Synthesis of the key building blocks

Masahisa Nakada, Susumu Kobayashi, Shigeo Iwasaki, Masaji Ohno

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The construction in optically pure form of the key building blocks, arising from our retrosynthetic analysis of the antitumor macrolide rhizoxin is described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1035-1038
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1993 Feb 5


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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