Total syntheses of the polycyclic natural products agelastatin A and pareitropone have been accomplished through the agency of alkynyliodonium salts. A review of these efforts, which emphasizes the value of hypervalent iodine chemistry in raising the molecular complexity of substrates upon chemical transformation, follows.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||12|
|State||Published - Dec 1 2003|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Organic Chemistry