Manganese(III) acetate mediated oxidation of aporphines: a convenient and useful synthesis of oxoaporphines

Om V. Singh, Wei Jan Huang, Chung Hsiung Chen, Shoei Sheng Lee

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Abstract

Manganese(III) acetate mediated oxidation of aporphines to oxoaporphines is described. The developed methodology was conveniently applied for the synthesis of naturally occurring oxoaporphine alkaloids, oxoglaucine, and atheroline, starting from commercially available boldine.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8166-8169
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume48
Issue number46
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 12 2007

Keywords

  • Aporphines
  • Atheroline
  • Iodobenzene diacetate
  • Isoquinoline alkaloids
  • Manganese(III) acetate
  • Oxoaporphine
  • Oxoglaucine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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