Studies toward the Biomimetic Total Synthesis of (−)-PF-1018

Org. Letters, 2013, DOI: 10.1021/ol400508s, 15 (8), pp 1866–1869 published on 02.04.2013
Org. Letters, online article
Pericyclic reaction cascades are unparalleled in their ability to quickly generate complex structures with excellent stereocontrol. Herein, the use of a biomimetic Stille/8π electrocyclization/Diels–Alder cascade to successfully assemble the core structure of (−)-PF-1018 is reported.  

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