Enantiopure Indolo[2,3-a]quinolizidines: Synthesis and Evaluation as NMDA Receptor Antagonists

@article{Pereira2016EnantiopureIS,
  title={Enantiopure Indolo[2,3-a]quinolizidines: Synthesis and Evaluation as NMDA Receptor Antagonists},
  author={Nuno A. L. Pereira and Francesc X Sureda and Maria P{\'e}rez and Mercedes Amat and Maria M. M. Santos},
  journal={Molecules},
  year={2016},
  volume={21}
}
Enantiopure tryptophanol is easily obtained from the reduction of its parent natural amino acid trypthophan (available from the chiral pool), and can be used as chiral auxiliary/inductor to control the stereochemical course of a diastereoselective reaction. Furthermore, enantiopure tryptophanol is useful for the syntheses of natural products or biological active molecules containing the aminoalcohol functionality. In this communication, we report the development of a small library of indolo[2,3… 
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