Organocatalytic Syntheses of Bioactive Natural Products

  • M. Christmann
Conference paper
Part of the Ernst Schering Foundation Symposium Proceedings book series (SCHERING FOUND, volume 2007/2)


The current scope and limitations of organocatalytic reactions and the consequences for the strategic planning of natural product syntheses are discussed. Examples from our group include the total synthesis of UCS1025A and lepidopteran sex pheromones.


Maleic Anhydride Kinetic Resolution Alder Reaction Horse Chestnut Michael Acceptor 
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I would like to thank the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie for a Liebig fellowship, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft for funding (SPP1179 Organokatalyse) and Prof. Dieter Enders for his encouragement and support.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Organische ChemieRWTH AachenAachenGermany

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