Total Synthesis of (±)-Fortamine and (±)-2-Deoxyfortamine

Spencer Knapp, Mark J. Sebastian, Halasya Ramanathan

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The efficient conversion of 1,3-cyclohexadiene (7) to the aminocyclitols (±)-fortamine (4,13 steps, 30% overall yield) and (±)-2-deoxyfortamine (5,10 steps, 54% overall yield) features four regiospecific epoxide-opening reactions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4786-4788
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number24
StatePublished - Dec 1983

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Organic Chemistry


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