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Progress toward the Synthesis of the Basiliolides and Transtaganolides:  An Intramolecular Pyrone Diels−Alder Entry into a Novel Class of Natural Products

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posted on 2008-01-03, 00:00 authored by Hosea M. Nelson, Brian M. Stoltz
Efforts directed toward the synthesis of a basiliolide/transtaganolide model system are disclosed. A highly endo-selective intramolecular pyrone Diels−Alder (IMPDA) cycloaddition rapidly constructs the tricyclic core of the basiliolides and transtaganolides.