A Facile Total Synthesis of Hainanensine via an Unusual Rearrangement−Annulation Cascade

2010-04-16T00:00:00Z (GMT) by Zhi-Wei Zhang Wei-Dong Z. Li
A facile total synthesis of hainanensine (1), a structurally unique Cephalotaxus alkaloid, via an effective acid-mediated rearrangement/Friedel−Crafts annulation cascade (7a/7b8a/8b), is described.