Concise synthesis of dl-febrifugine

Yasuo Takeuchi, Miyo Oshige, Kumiko Azuma, Hitoshi Abe, Takashi Harayama

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Racemic compound (1) of the antimalarial agents febrifugine (d-1) was synthesized using an stereoselective Michael reaction of an ω-amidoenone (5) which was prepared by the Wittig reaction of piperidinediol (7).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)868-869
Number of pages2
JournalChemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2005


  • Antimalarial activity
  • Febrifugine
  • Stereoselective Michael reaction
  • Total synthesis
  • Wittig reaction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery


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