Enantiospecific Synthesis of D-myo-Inositol l,4,5-Trisphosphate from (-)-Quinic Acid

J R Falck, Pendri Yadagiri

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A versatile, enantiospecific approach to functionalized cyclitols from (-)-quinic acid is illustrated by a synthesis of D-myo-inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate, the calcium-mobilizing intracellular second messenger of the phosphatidylinositol cycle.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5851-5852
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number25
StatePublished - Dec 1 1989

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  • Organic Chemistry


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