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Development of a Scalable Process for CI-1034, an Endothelin Antagonist
A concise, convergent multikilogram synthesis of CI-1034 (1), a potent endothelin receptor antagonist, is described. A 15-step preparation from commercially available o-vanillin and benzenesulfonylExpand
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Reinvestigation of Mucohalic Acids, Versatile and Useful Building Blocks for Highly Functionalized α,β-Unsaturated γ-Butyrolactones
Mucohalic acids (mucochloric acid (1, 3,4-dichloro-5-hydroxy-5H-furan-2-one) and mucobromic acid (2, 3,4-dibromo-5-hydroxy-5H-furan-2-one)) are inexpensive, commercially available starting materialsExpand
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Stereoselective Lithiation and Carboxylation of Boc-Protected Bicyclopyrrolidine: Synthesis of a Key Building Block for HCV Protease Inhibitor Telaprevir
A stereoselective process for the manufacture of bicyclopyrrolidine 7 to 2 has been developed. The process utilizes a stereoselective lithiation/carboxylation sequence. The achiral diamine ligandExpand
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Efficient Synthesis of Novel γ-Substituted γ-Butenolides by Lewis Acid Catalyzed Addition of Metal Enolates of Active Methylene Compounds to Mucohalic Acids
Lewis acid catalyzed addition of active methylene compounds to mucochloric acid (1) and mucobromic acid (2) affording Knoevenagel aldol adducts, γ-substituted γ-butenolides, has been explored.Expand
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Further Utilization of Mucohalic Acids: Palladium-Free, Regioselective Etherification and Amination of α,β-Dihalo γ-Methoxycarbonyloxy and γ-Acetoxy Butenolides
Palladium-free etherification and amination of mucohalic acid methyl carbonates 1e (3,4-dichloro-5-methoxycarbonyloxy-5H-furan-2-one) and 1f (3,4-dibromo-5-methoxycarbonyloxy-5H-furan-2-one) andExpand
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Practical Alternative Synthesis of 1-(8-Fluoro-naphthalen-1-yl)piperazine
Convergent synthesis of 8-fluoronaphthalen-1-ylamine (6) was achieved through the reaction of 1H-naphtho[1,8-de][1,2,3]triazine (15) with HF-pyridine under mild conditions. This new synthesis for theExpand
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A novel asymmetric synthesis of tritium and carbon‐14 labeled (R)‐ibuprofen
An efficient asymmetric synthesis of tritium and carbon-14 labeled R-ibuprofen was achieved in good overall yield (15% and 47%, respectively) and excellent enantiomerical excess (>98% e.e.), usingExpand
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