Stereoselective synthesis of the C7-C21 segment of epothilone A via asymmetric alkoxyallyl- and crotylboration

P. Veeraraghavan Ramachandran, Bodhuri Prabhudas, Debarshi Pratihar, J. Subash Chandra, M. Venkat Ram Reddy

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The synthesis of the C7-C21 fragment of epothilone A involving asymmetric alkoxyallyl- and crotylboration using α-pinene-derived reagents is described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3745-3748
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number19
StatePublished - May 5 2003

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Funding Information:
Financial support from the Herbert C. Brown Center for Borane Research and Aldrich Chemical Company is greatly acknowledged.


  • Alkoxyallylboration
  • Crotylboration
  • Epothilone
  • Wittig reaction
  • α-pinene


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