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Biomimetic synthesis of marine sponge metabolite spiculoic acid A and establishment of the absolute configuration of the natural product

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Abstract

The synthesis of spiculoic acid A (1) using a biomimetic Diels–Alder reaction is described; comparison of the specific rotation of the natural and synthetic material revealed that the enantiomer of the natural product has been synthesized.

Graphical abstract: Biomimetic synthesis of marine sponge metabolite spiculoic acid A and establishment of the absolute configuration of the natural product

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The article was received on 17 May 2006, accepted on 26 May 2006 and first published on 12 Jun 2006


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B607035C
Chem. Commun., 2006, 2863-2865

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    Biomimetic synthesis of marine sponge metabolite spiculoic acid A and establishment of the absolute configuration of the natural product

    J. E. D. Kirkham, V. Lee and J. E. Baldwin, Chem. Commun., 2006, 2863
    DOI: 10.1039/B607035C

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