Total Synthesis of (‒)-Grayanotoxin III

Toshiyuki Kan, Seijiro Hosokawa, Shinji Nara, Masato Oikawa, Shinya Ito, Fuyuhiko Matsuda*, Haruhisa Shirahama

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Total synthesis of (‒)-grayanotoxin III (3), a unique tetracyclic diterpene isolated from the leaves of various plants of the family Ericaceae, has been successfully accomplished featuring the highly stereoselective cyclization reactions induced by SmI2.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5532-5534
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 1994 Sept 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry


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