Stereospecific synthesis and stereochemical structure confirmation of dumetorine

Ananda S. Amarasekara, Alfred Hassner

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A short stereospecific route to the alkaloid dumetorine 1 and its 5-epimer 2 is presented. This provides the first reported synthesis of this new alkaloid as well as stereochemical confirmation of its structure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3151-3154
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number27
StatePublished - 1987

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This research was supported by a grant from the Israel Academy of


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