A total synthesis of (-)-α-kainic acid by the Pauson-Khand reaction

Yoo Sung-eun, Lee Sang-Hee, Jeong Nakcheol, Cho Inho

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A total synthetic route to (-)-α-kainic acid has been developed based on the Pauson-Khand reaction as a key reaction for the construction of the bicyclo ring system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3435-3438
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - 1993 May 21

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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