Synthesis of racemic fecapentaene-12, a potent mutagen from human feces, and its regioisomer

A. A.Leslie Gunatilaka, Nobuhiro Hirai, David G.I. Kingston

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Abstract

Racemic fecapentaene-12 [3-(1,3,5,7,9-dodecapentaenyloxy)-1,2-propanediol (1)] and its regioisomer 2-(1,3,5,7,9-dodecapentaenyloxy)-1,3-propanediol (2) have been synthesized. The latter compound is comparably mutagenic to 1.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5457-5460
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume24
Issue number49
DOIs
StatePublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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