Total synthesis and structure proof of (3E,8E)-suspensolide

Merle A. Battiste, James R. Rocca, Roman L. Wydra, James H. Tumlinson, Tatsuji Chuman

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A new macrolide, E,E-suspensolide (1), was prepared in six steps from mesityl oxide. The stereochemistries of intermediate isomers were assigned principally from their 13C NMR spectra. An isomeric macrolide, Z,E-suspensolide (2), was also prepared.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6565-6567
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number50
StatePublished - 1988

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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