Total Syntheses of Tardioxopiperazine A, Isoechinulin A, and Variecolorin C

First total syntheses of the isoechinulin-type alkaloids: Tardioxopiperazine A, Isoechinulin A, and Variecolorin C have been achieved from a common key intermediate <b>5</b>, which was derived from a regiocontrolled Stille cross-coupling reaction of an allylindium reagent.