Synthesis of plakortone B and analogs

M. F. Semmelhack, Richard J. Hooley, Christina M. Kraml

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Use of a palladium-mediated alkoxycarbonylation/lactonization process provides a variable route to analogs of the plakortones. Four different analogs, including natural plakortone B, have been synthesized via this route.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5203-5206
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic letters
Issue number23
StatePublished - Nov 9 2006

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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