Next Article in Journal
Antimicrobial Activity Investigation on Wuyiencin Fractions of Different Polarity
Previous Article in Journal
Flavonoids from Artemisia annua L. as Antioxidants and Their Potential Synergism with Artemisinin against Malaria and Cancer
Article Menu

Article Versions

Export Article

Open AccessArticle
Molecules 2010, 15(5), 3171-3178; doi:10.3390/molecules15053171

Convenient and Efficient Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of a Methyl Derivative of the Fused Indoloquinoline Alkaloid Cryptosanguinolentine

1
Department of Chemistry, Steve Biko Campus, Durban University of Technology, Durban-4001, South Africa
2
Department of Chemistry, School of Chemical Sciences, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore-641046, Tamil Nadu, India
*
Authors to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 10 March 2010 / Revised: 2 April 2010 / Accepted: 7 April 2010 / Published: 29 April 2010
Download PDF [314 KB, uploaded 18 June 2014]   |  

Abstract

An efficient synthesis of a methyl derivative of the indoloquinoline alkaloid cryptosanguinolentine based on microwave-assisted reactions is described. The microwave-assisted synthesis of an intermediate 4-hydroxy-2-methylquinoline yielded 86% of the desired product and other intermediates prepared yielded high % of products in shorter reaction times, under optimum conditions, as compared to traditional methods.
Keywords: cryptosanguinolentine; microwave; phase transfer catalysis cryptosanguinolentine; microwave; phase transfer catalysis
Figures

This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 3.0).

Scifeed alert for new publications

Never miss any articles matching your research from any publisher
  • Get alerts for new papers matching your research
  • Find out the new papers from selected authors
  • Updated daily for 49'000+ journals and 6000+ publishers
  • Define your Scifeed now

SciFeed Share & Cite This Article

MDPI and ACS Style

Gengan, R.M.; Pandian, P.; Kumarsamy, C.; Mohan, P.S. Convenient and Efficient Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of a Methyl Derivative of the Fused Indoloquinoline Alkaloid Cryptosanguinolentine. Molecules 2010, 15, 3171-3178.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats

Related Articles

Article Metrics

Article Access Statistics

1

Comments

[Return to top]

Molecules EISSN 1420-3049 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert
Back to Top