Synthesis of the NO ring model of gymnocin-B

Chihiro Tsukano, Makoto Sasaki

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A synthetic route to the NO ring model of gymnocin-B, a cytotoxic marine polycyclic ether with the largest contiguous rings, has been achieved. The synthesis features construction of the seven-membered O ring with 1,3-dimethyl substituents flanking the ether oxygen by ring-closing metathesis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4617-4619
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number27
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Jul 4


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