Synthesis of the pentacyclic core of lihouidine

Ken S. Feldman, Adiel Coca

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The pentacyclic base of the sponge-derived alkaloid lihouidine has been assembled from two quinoline fragments. The key step is a nitration-promoted cyclization to form the C-C bond between the two quinoline units.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2136-2138
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number13
StatePublished - Mar 24 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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