(Chemical Equation Presented) A convergent total synthesis of khafrefungin was accomplished on the basis of (1) the highly stereoselective TiCl 4-mediated vinylogous Mukaiyama aldol reaction using vinylketene silyl N,O-acetal and (2) syn-selective aldol reaction of enal 5a and ethyl ketone 6 followed by anti-dehydration under Mitsunobu conditions.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 2007 Mar 1|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry