Synfacts 2005(1): 0091-0091  
DOI: 10.1055/s-2005-872149
Synthesis of Natural Products and Potential Drugs
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Enantioselective Synthesis of Stephacidin B

Contributor(s): Philip Kocienski
S. B. Herzon, A. G. Myers*
Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
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Publication Date:
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.