Synthesis and characterization of a 14-membered polyketide lactone

Kuniaki Tatsuta, Masao Chino, Nao Kojima, Satoshi Shinojima, Masaya Nakata, Mitsuo Morooka, Shigeru Ohba

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A stable 14-membered polyketide lactone having a C-methyl group at C-13 has been synthesized and elucidated to have the bis-enol structure by X-ray crystallographic analysis, and its hydride reduction to the tetraols has also been described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4957-4960
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number31
Publication statusPublished - 1993 Jul 30

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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