Total synthesis of (+)-allocyathin B2, (-)-erinacine B, and (-)-erinacine E

Hideaki Watanabe*, Masashi Takano, Masahisa Nakada

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This article describes the enantioselective total synthesis of (+)-allocyathin B2 and (-)-erinacine B via the convergent approach using new chiral building blocks prepared by the asymmetric catalysis developed in our research, and also describes the biomimetic total synthesis of (-)-erinacine E. The convergent approach developed in these studies would enable the divergent synthesis of optically pure cyathane diterpenoids and their derivatives for SAR.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1116-1125
Number of pages10
JournalYuki Gosei Kagaku Kyokaishi/Journal of Synthetic Organic Chemistry
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Nov

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry


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