Our synthesis of (+)-spectaline revealed that the methodology involving diastereoselective palladium(0)-catalyzed oxazoline formation and intramolecular reductive amination by catalytic hydrogenation of an oxazoline is an effective method for the asymmetric synthesis of natural products possessing complex functionalized piperidine cores.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry
- Inorganic Chemistry