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Issue 1, 2012
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A concise asymmetric synthesis of (−)-rasfonin

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A very efficient total synthesis of the apoptosis inducer (−)-rasfonin has been developed using CuBr/JosiPhos catalyzed iterative asymmetric conjugate addition of MeMgBr and Feringa's butenolide.

Graphical abstract: A concise asymmetric synthesis of (−)-rasfonin

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The article was received on 07 Oct 2011, accepted on 25 Oct 2011 and first published on 24 Nov 2011

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C1OB06700A
Citation: Org. Biomol. Chem., 2012,10, 29-31

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    A concise asymmetric synthesis of (−)-rasfonin

    Y. Huang, A. J. Minnaard and B. L. Feringa, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2012, 10, 29
    DOI: 10.1039/C1OB06700A

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