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5 June 2009 6,227 views 3 Comments


Latest piece for the RSC in the June issue of Chemistry World, making a rather popular molecule [1, 2].

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  • Kiddie Khem says:

    Some good stereocenters in that. I also enjoyed the rearrangements, the Fries was pretty.

  • Chemist says:

    I would reference the great synthesis by Chulbom Lee. They finished kendomycin prior to Rychnovsky.

  • another chemist says:

    It should also be noted that the Chulbom Lee synthesis was the first total synthesis of this molecule yet you don’t talk about that here or in any previous posts.