Total synthesis of siomycin A

Tomonori Mori, Shuhei Higashibayashi, Taiji Goto, Mitsunori Kohno, Yukiko Satouchi, Kazuyuki Shinko, Kengo Suzuki, Shunya Suzuki, Hiraku Tohmiya, Kimiko Hashimoto, Masaya Nakata

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We have succeeded in the total synthesis of siomycin A, a representative compound of the thiostrepton family of peptide antibiotics, featuring the one-pot cyclization-elongation of our strategic intermediates and the late-stage formations of the thiazoline and dehydroamino acid moieties.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1331-1335
Number of pages5
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Feb 19


  • Dehydroamino acid
  • One-pot cyclization-elongation
  • Siomycin A
  • Thiazoline

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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