Development of novel Lewis acid catalyzed cycloisomerizations: Synthesis of bicyclo[3.1.0]hexenes and cyclopentenones

Aubry K. Miller, Matthew R. Banghart, Christopher M. Beaudry, Judy M. Suh, Dirk Trauner

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Abstract

The Lewis acid catalyzed cyclization of hexatrienes and pentadienals to bicyclo[3.1.0]hexenes and cyclopentenones, respectively, was investigated. The application of the former reaction to the total synthesis of photodeoxytridachione, a molluscan polypropionate, is described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8919-8930
Number of pages12
JournalTetrahedron
Volume59
Issue number45
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 3 2003

Keywords

  • Cycloisomerization
  • Lewis acid
  • Molluscan polypropionate

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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