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The synthesis of a natural product family: from debromoisolaurinterol to the aplysins

Harrowven, D. C., Lucas, M. C. and Howes, P. D. (2001) The synthesis of a natural product family: from debromoisolaurinterol to the aplysins Tetrahedron, 57, (4), pp. 791-804. (doi:10.1016/S0040-4020(00)01055-3).

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Total syntheses of (+/-)-aplysin 1, (+/-)-debromoaplysin 2, (+/-)-isoaplysin 3, (+/-)-aplysinol 4, (+/-)-debromoaplysinol 5, (+/-)-aplysinal 6, (+/-)-isolaurinterol 7 and (+/-)-debromoisolaurinterol 8 are described. Key features are a diastereoselective, sulfur mediated radical cyclisation of diene 12 to give 35; a new radical to polar crossover sequence mediated by Bu3Sn that transforms diene 12 into (+/-)-debromoisolaurinterol 8; and a series of biomimetic cyclisation and oxidation reactions.

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Published date: 21 January 2001
Keywords: terpenes and terpenoids, natural products, radicals and radical reactions, cyclisations, oxygen heterocyclescyclopentanone-aryloximes, rearrangement, (-)-debromoaplysin, sesquiterpenes, (+/-)-aplysin, (-)-aplysin, (+/-)-filiformin, debromoaplysin, provides, yamada


Local EPrints ID: 19504
ISSN: 0040-4020
PURE UUID: 5f4f028a-500f-43b9-bde2-423d25f50f86

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Date deposited: 14 Feb 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 16:31

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Author: D. C. Harrowven
Author: M. C. Lucas
Author: P. D. Howes

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