The Total Synthesis of Spectinabilin and Its Biomimetic Conversion to SNF4435C and SNF4435D Academic Article uri icon


  • [reaction: see text] A short synthesis of (+/-)-spectinabilin via a trans-selective Suzuki coupling and subsequent Negishi-type methylation, and its biomimetic conversion to (+/-)-SNF4435C and (+/-)-SNF4435D is described.


  • Jacobsen, Mikkel F
  • Moses, John E
  • Adlington, Robert M
  • Baldwin, Jack E

publication date

  • June 2005