Stereocontrolled synthesis of calyculin A: Construction of the C(1)-C(14) tetraene nitrile unit

Anthony G M Barrett, Jeremy J. Edmunds, James A. Hendrix, Kiyoshi Horita, Christopher J. Parkinson

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Abstract

An enantioselective and geometrically selective synthesis of the C(1)-C(14) tetraene nitrile unit of calyculin A, using aldol chemistry with (+)-(E)-diisopinocampheylborane and Stille coupling, is described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1238-1240
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number17
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1992

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