Facile syntheses of (+)-gabosines A, D, and e

Tony K.M. Shing, Hau M. Cheng

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(+)-Gabosines A (12), D (4), and E (5), which share the same trihydroxycyclohexenone skeleton, were synthesized from enone 11 as the common intermediate. The key building block 11 was accessed by an intramolecular aldol cyclization of a diketone derived from d-glucose (8).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5098-5102
Number of pages5
JournalOrganic and Biomolecular Chemistry
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Dec 29

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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