Total synthesis of the siderophore vibrioferrin

Yasuo Takeuchi, Teruaki Akiyama, Takashi Harayama

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Total synthesis of vibrioferrin (1), a siderophore, was achieved via chiral dibenzyl citrate separated by optical resolution. It was elucidated that the configuration of the citrate moiety of vibrio-ferrin was R.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)459-460
Number of pages2
JournalChemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1999


  • Optical resolution
  • Siderophore
  • Total synthesis
  • Vibrioferrin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Drug Discovery


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