An efficient, stereoselective synthesis of octahydro-as-indacenone 2, the carbocycle fragment of the antibiotic ikarugamycin, is described. The prominent step in this sequence is an intramolecular Diels-Alder reaction, which establishes the relative stereochemistry of 2.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Organic Chemistry|
|State||Published - 1984|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Organic Chemistry