Enantioselective total synthesis of pteridic acid A

Takashi Nakahata, Shigefumi Kuwahara

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    Pteridic acid A, a potent plant growth promoter with auxin-like activity, was synthesized enantioselectively by using the Evans asymmetric aldol reaction as the key C-C bond forming step.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1028-1030
    Number of pages3
    JournalChemical Communications
    Issue number8
    Publication statusPublished - 2005 Feb 28

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Catalysis
    • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
    • Ceramics and Composites
    • Chemistry(all)
    • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
    • Metals and Alloys
    • Materials Chemistry


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