Synfacts 2008(4): 0333-0333  
DOI: 10.1055/s-2008-1042892
Synthesis of Natural Products and Potential Drugs
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Synthesis of Amphidinolide H

Contributor(s): Philip Kocienski
A. Fürstner*, L. C. Bouchez, J.-A. Funel, V. Liepins, F.-H. Porée, R. Gilmour, F. Beaufils, D. Laurich, M. Tamiya
Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Mühlheim an der Ruhr, Germany
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Publication Date:
19 March 2008 (online)


Amphidinolide H is a dinoflagellate metabolite with an exceptional cytotoxicity towards KB human epidermoid carcinoma cells. The closing stages of the Fürstner synthesis depicted required careful orchestration of the fragment linkage strategy and scrupulous orchestration of the protecting group regime.