A formal total synthesis of (-)-limaspermine

Yu Ichi Fukuda, Mitsuru Shindo, Kozo Shishido

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An enantiocontrolled formal total synthesis of an aspidosperma indole alkaloid (-)-limaspermine has been accomplished using a diastereoselective ring-closing metathesis for formation of the quaternary stereogenic center.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)787-792
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2004
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Organic Chemistry

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Fukuda, Y. I., Shindo, M., & Shishido, K. (2004). A formal total synthesis of (-)-limaspermine. Heterocycles, 62, 787-792.