(-)-(S)-Nakinadine B: first asymmetric synthesis
ABSTRACT (-)-(S)-Nakinadine B has been synthesized for the first time (in 9 steps and 17% overall yield from commercially available atropic acid) using the conjugate addition of lithium dibenzyl-amide to an N-α-phenylacryloyl SuperQuat derivative with in situ diastereoselective enolate protonation as the key step.
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ABSTRACT: Mannich-type reaction of methyl phenylacetate with the N-tert-butylsulfinyl imine derived from (R)-tert-butylsulfinamide and (Z)-14-(pyridin-3'-yl)tetradec-11-enal has been used as the key step in the first asymmetric synthesis of (-)-nakinadine A. Both the 2,3-syn- and 2,3-anti-diastereoisomers were prepared; comparison of spectroscopic and specific rotation data facilitated assignment of the absolute (2S,3R,Z)-configuration within the natural product. (-)-(2S,3R,Z)-Nakinadine A was prepared in 10 steps from 11-bromoundecan-1-ol, in 10% overall yield, 97:3 dr [(Z):(E) ratio], and >98% ee.Organic Letters 02/2014; 16(5). DOI:10.1021/ol500096r · 6.32 Impact Factor