Synthesis of the spiroacetal parts of spirofungin A and B

Yuko Shimizu, Hiromasa Kiyota, Takayuki Oritani

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The C9-C20 spiroacetal parts of spirofungin A and B, antifungal antibiotics from Streptomyces violaceusniger Tu 4113, were synthesized simultaneously from (S)-citronellyl bromide and (±)-epoxy alcohol via alkyne-lactone coupling reaction and diastereomeric separation. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science Ltd.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3141-3144
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - Apr 22 2000
Externally publishedYes


  • Antibiotics
  • Lactonization
  • Polyketides
  • Spiro compounds

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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