Angucyclinone antibiotics: total syntheses of YM-181741, (+)-ochromycinone, (+)-rubiginone B2, (-)-tetrangomycin, and MM-47755

Kaliappan, Krishna P. ; Ravikumar, Velayutham (2007) Angucyclinone antibiotics: total syntheses of YM-181741, (+)-ochromycinone, (+)-rubiginone B2, (-)-tetrangomycin, and MM-47755 The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 72 (16). pp. 6116-6126. ISSN 0022-3263

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A concise and highly enantioselective route has been developed for the synthesis of angucyclinone-type natural products. Utilizing this strategy, total syntheses of five natural products YM-181741, (+)-ochromycinone, (+)-rubiginone B2, (−)-tetrangomycin, and MM-47755 have been accomplished in 22%, 23%, 19%, 18%, and 12% overall yields, respectively. Our approach for the synthesis of these natural products having the benz[a]anthraquinone skeleton is based on a sequential intramolecular enyne metathesis, intermolecular Diels−Alder reaction (DAR), and aromatization. The intramolecular enyne metathesis reaction was employed for the synthesis of enantiopure 1,3-dienes in excellent yields. Furthermore, the synthesis of YM-181741 as well as structurally similar angucyclinones such as (+)-ochromycinone and (+)-rubiginone B2 was achieved via asymmetric enolate alkylation of an oxazolidinone in excellent de. The related angucyclinones (−)-tetrangomycin and MM-47755, bearing a labile tertiary alcohol, were synthesized via Sharpless asymmetric epoxidation of a known allylic alcohol followed by opening the epoxide with Red-Al. The introduction of oxygen functionality at C-1 in all these natural products was accomplished by photooxygenation under a positive pressure of oxygen.

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