Angewandte Chemie International Edition

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Editor: Peter Gölitz, Deputy Editors: Neville Compton, Haymo Ross

Online ISSN: 1521-3773

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, ChemistryOpen, ChemPlusChem, Zeitschrift für Chemie

47_19b/2008Inside Cover: Total Synthesis of (±)-Axinellamines A and B (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 19/2008)

Chemoselective by design is the total synthesis of marine pyrrole–imidazole alkaloids of the axinellamine/palau'amine/massadine class described by P. S. Baran and co-workers in their Communication on page 3581 ff. Their approach features unconventional transformations on completely unprotected polyamino and hydroxylated substrates and a new method for chemoselective oxidations in such settings.

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