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Synthesis of (±)-γ-Rubromycin via a New Hypoiodite-Catalytic Oxidative Cycloetherification

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posted on 2012-10-19, 00:00 authored by Liping Wei, Jijun Xue, Hongbiao Liu, Wenjing Wang, Ying Li
A new synthesis of γ-rubromycin is presented through a new oxidative, bisbenzannulated spiroketalization as a key step which is catalyzed by an in situ generated hypoiodite species, developed previously by our group. This key transformation has high efficiency and convenient conditions. This is a new and efficient catalytic application for organohypoiodine reagents.