Stereoselective synthesis of (-)-cytoxazone

A. Madhan, A. R. Kumar, B. V. Rao

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A novel stereoselective synthesis of (-)-cytoxazone 1 was achieved via addition of p-methoxyphenylmagnesium bromide to the benzylimine derived from (S)-2,3-O-isopropylidene glyceraldehyde followed by one-step regioselective cyclization of N-Boc amino diol 7.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2009-2011
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Asymmetry
Issue number14
StatePublished - Aug 14 2001
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry


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