Enantioselective Synthesis of Stephacidin B
S. B. Herzon, A. G. Myers*
Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
21 September 2005 (online)
Stephacidin B is a dimer of ‘Avrainvillamide’ (F), a fungal metabolite with putative antiproliferative activity. An X-ray crystal structure analysis established the relative configuration of Stephacidin B and the synthesis established the absolute stereochemistry.