CC BY ND NC 4.0 · SynOpen 2017; 01(01): 0103-0116
DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1588556
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The Synthesis of Single Enantiomers of α-Mycolic Acids of Mycobacterium­ tuberculosis and Related Organisms, with Alternative­ Cyclopropane Stereochemistries

Chioma Don Lawson, Max Maza-Iglesias, Muthana M. Sirhan, Jumaa R. Al Dulayymi, Mark S. Baird*
  • School of Chemistry, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2UW, UK   Email:
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Publication History

Received: 31 May 2017

Accepted after revision: 07 August 2017

Publication Date:
29 August 2017 (online)


We report the synthesis of three stereoisomers of a mycolic acid from Mycobacterium tuberculosis containing a di-cis-cyclopropane and of two stereoisomers of a mycolic acid containing a proximal trans-cyclopropane and a distal cis-cyclopropane.

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