On the front cover of this issue of OBC Chun Liu and colleagues, at Dalian University of Technology, report a fast and efficient ligand-free protocol for the synthesis of N-heteroaryl substituted 9-arylcarbazolyl derivatives under aerobic and aqueous conditions using a palladium catalyst.
A highly efficient and aerobic protocol for the synthesis of N-heteroaryl substituted 9-arylcarbazolyl derivatives via a palladium-catalyzed ligand-free Suzuki reaction
Xiaofeng Rao, Chun Liu, Jieshan Qiu and Zilin Jin
The inside cover features the work of James D. White and co-workers, Oregon State University, describing the total synthesis of phorboxazole A, one of the most potent antitumor marine macrolide natural products with a challenging structure.
Total synthesis of the marine toxin phorboxazole A using palladium(II)-mediated intramolecular alkoxycarbonylation for tetrahydropyran synthesis
Punlop Kuntiyong, Tae Hee Lee, Christian L. Kranemann and James D. White
|Also featuring in this issue are 4 Communications:
Rationally-designed fluorescent lysine riboswitch probes