Enantioselective synthesis of a taxol C ring

Cong Ma, Stéphanie Schiltz, Joëlle Prunet

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An enantioselective synthesis of a C ring of taxol has been accomplished. The key step is an oxidative cleavage of a derivative of the Wieland-Miescher ketone. A first attempt of a Shapiro reaction modelling the coupling of the C ring with the A fragment of taxol was also successful.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1579-1594
Number of pages16
JournalCollection of Czechoslovak Chemical Communications
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • Ozonolysis
  • Shapiro reaction
  • Synthesis design
  • Taxol
  • Terpenoids
  • Wieland-Miescher ketone

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry


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