Enantioselective total synthesis of (-)-equisetin using a Me3Al-mediated intramolecular Diels-Alder reaction

Kumiko Yuki, Mitsuru Shindo, Kozo Shishido

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An efficient and enantioselective total synthesis of (-)-equisetin 1 has been accomplished using a diastereoselective Me3Al-mediated intramolecular Diels-Alder (IMDA) reaction as a key reaction step.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2517-2519
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - Mar 26 2001
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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