Synthesis of (±)-methyl bishomononactate, a monomeric component of polynactin antibiotics

Tadaatsu Hanadate, Hiromasa Kiyota, Takayuki Oritani

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The synthesis of (±)-methyl bishomononactate, one of the monomeric components of polynactin antibiotics (macrotetrolides), was achieved via cis-selective iodoetherification as the key step.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1671-1674
Number of pages4
JournalBioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes


  • Antibiotics
  • Iodoetherification
  • Macrotetrolides
  • Polynactin
  • Total synthesis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Organic Chemistry


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