Oxazoles in Organic Chemistry. Synthesis of the Antitumor Agent Ellipticine

Alan P. Kozikowski, Naim M. Hasan

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Abstract

An efficient total synthesis of the alkaloid ellipticine through the intermediacy of a substituted oxazole has been achieved. The versatility of this intermediate for the preparation of peripherally modified analogues is emphasized.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2039-2040
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Volume42
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 1977

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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