Enantiospecific synthesis of (-)-radicamine B

Chunyan Liu, Junchao Gao, Guang Yang, Richard H. Wightman, Shende Jiang

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Radicamine B 2, the enantiomer of natural radicamine B 5, was synthesized via a chiral nitrone derived from D-xylose in 10 steps with an overall yield of 15%. © 2007 Bentham Science Publishers Ltd.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)556-558
Number of pages3
JournalLetters in Organic Chemistry
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2007


  • D-xylose
  • Enantiospecific synthesis
  • Iminosugars
  • Nitrone
  • Radicamine B


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