A rapid synthesis of the bicyclo[2.2.2]octane core of andibenin B via a nature-inspired intramolecular [4+2] cycloaddition is described. This cycloaddition permits the construction of a sterically congested bicycle and simultaneously establishes three new all-carbon quaternary stereogenic centers in a highly efficient fashion.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Drug Discovery
- Organic Chemistry