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Efficient Synthesis of dl-Zizaene Sesquiterpenes via Tandem Radical Cyclizations of N-Aziridinylimines

Sunggak Kim* , Jae Ho Cheong
  • *Department of Chemistry, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Taejon 305-701, Korea, E-mail: [email protected]
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31 December 2000 (online)

Tandem radical cyclizations of N-aziridinylimine 7, 17 and 21 with Bu3SnH/AIBN provided bicyclo[3.2.1]octanes and tricyclo-[,5]undecanes, respectively and led to the stereocontrolled synthesis of dl-zizaene and dl-khusimone.