Construction of the 5,6,7-tricyclic skeleton of lancifodilactone F

Heping Shi, Saptarshi De, Qiaoling Wang, Shuanhu Gao, Xiao Wang, Chuo Chen

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We report herein the synthesis of a fully functionalized B,C,D-ring system of lancifodilactone F. The key transformations involve an arene-olefin meta-photocycloaddition reaction and a palladium-catalyzed oxidative C-C cleavage reaction to establish its B,C-rings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3225-3227
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number23
StatePublished - May 25 2015


  • Cycloaddition
  • Oxidation
  • Palladium
  • Photochemistry
  • Terpenoid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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