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A simple formal stereoselective synthesis of Herbarumin III

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Nagendra Siddavatam
Krishnaiah Martha
Krishna Reddy Vanka
Biswanath Das


A formal stereoselective synthesis of Herbarumin III has been accomplished starting from butanal involving Maruoka asymmetric allylation, diastereoselective iodine-induced electrophilic cyclization and conversion of iodocarbonate into syn-epoxy alcohol as the key steps.


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Siddavatam, N.; Martha, K.; Vanka, K. R.; Das, B. A Simple Formal Stereoselective Synthesis of Herbarumin III. Eur. J. Chem. 2012, 3, 337-339.

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