Synthesis of side chain truncated apicularen A

A. Bhattacharjee, J. K. De Brabander

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The potent cytostatic agent apicularen A belongs to a growing class of macrocyclic salicylates with unique biological properties. Herein, we present a short enantioselective synthesis of side chain truncated apicularen A.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8069-8073
Number of pages5
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number42
StatePublished - Oct 14 2000


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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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