Synthesis of the benzenoid analogue of the chinese nootropic agent huperzine a

Yan Xia, E. Rajarathnam Reddy, Alan P. Kozikowski

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Abstract

A short synthesis of the benzene isostere of huperzine A, an anticholinesterase of potential use in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, is described starting from β-tetralone.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3291-3294
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume30
Issue number25
DOIs
StatePublished - 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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