Partial Synthesis of Ciguatoxin, an A/B/C Fragment

Seijiro Hosokawa, Minoru Isobe*

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Synthesis of A/B/C Fragments of ciguatoxin was achieved from a glucose derivative in an optically active form. The key steps were C-glucosidation of silyl acetylene to D-xylal and the cation cyclization through the acetylene biscobalthexacarbonyl complex.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)351-352
Number of pages2
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1996 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry


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