A straightforward and efficient synthetic access to biologically active marine sesterterpenoids, sesterstatins 4 and 5

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  • Wen-Yuan Fan
  • Zheng-Lin Wang
  • Hong-Chang Li
  • John Fossey
  • Wei-Ping Deng

Colleges, School and Institutes


A straightforward and efficient synthesis of sesterstatins 4 and 5 is reported, in which the reductive Heck cyclisation was employed as the key step for constructing the D ring.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2961-3
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number10
Early online date17 Jan 2011
Publication statusPublished - 14 Mar 2011