The Synthesis of Single Enantiomers of α-Mycolic Acids of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Related Organisms, with Alternative Cyclopropane Stereochemistries
Received: 31 May 2017
Accepted after revision: 07 August 2017
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.