The conversion of a cycloheptannelated indole platform into the heptacyclic core structure of dragmacidin E proceeded over nine steps. Key sequences include a cyclocondensation to form an intermediate dihydropyrazinone ring and the conversion of a cyclic urea into the cyclic guanidine of the target.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry