A Synthetic Strategy for the Cyclodepsipeptide Core of the Antitumor Antibiotic Verucopeptin
journal contributionposted on 09.08.2001 by Karl J. Hale, Linos Lazarides, Jiaqiang Cai
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An efficient [2 + 2 + 2]-fragment condensation strategy is described for obtaining the cyclodepsipeptide core of verucopeptin. The 19-membered macrocycle was established through a Carpino HATU mediated macrolactamization, which proceeded in good yield under high-dilution conditions.