Total Synthesis of (-)-Mucosin and Revision of Structure.
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Nolsøe JMJ, Antonsen S, Görbitz CH, Hansen TV, Nesman JI, Røhr ÅK, Stenstrøm YH.
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The first total synthesis of (-)-mucosin (6), an unusual marine hydrindane natural product incorporating a prostaglandin-like submotif, has been achieved. As a result of the campaign, three of the four all-carbon stereocenters in the purported structure 1 have been revised. Of particular note is the excellent control over β-chirality in conjugate addition to ester (-)-22 and the facial selectivity in the subsequent protonation of an intermediate silyl ketene acetal.
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