Total synthesis of elaeokanine A

Hans F. Schmitthenner, Steven M. Weinreb

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A new general approach to synthesis of Elaeocarpus alkaloids is discribed which utilizes the intramolecular imino Diels-Alder reaction as the key ringforming step. The methodology has been applied to total synthesis of the alkaloid Elaeokanine A.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3372-3373
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number16
StatePublished - Aug 1980

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Organic Chemistry


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