A concise efficient route to fumitromorgins

Patrick D. Bailey, Philip J. Cochrane, Katrin Lorenz, Ian D. Collier, D. P J Pearson, Georgina M. Rosair

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Using the kinetically controlled Pictet-Spengler reaction, we have developed a three-step, diastereoselective and enantiospecific synthesis of the natural product demethoxy-fumitremorgin C in 21% overall yield. © 2000 Elsevier Science Ltd.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)113-115
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2001


  • Alkaloids
  • Anti-tumour
  • Indoles
  • Pictet-Spengler

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    Bailey, P. D., Cochrane, P. J., Lorenz, K., Collier, I. D., Pearson, D. P. J., & Rosair, G. M. (2001). A concise efficient route to fumitromorgins. Tetrahedron Letters, 42(1), 113-115. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0040-4039(00)01899-2