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Mar. Drugs 2011, 9(10), 2046-2074; doi:10.3390/md9102046

The Chemical Synthesis of Tetrodoxin: An Ongoing Quest

Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia, 2036 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1, Canada
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Received: 9 September 2011 / Revised: 29 September 2011 / Accepted: 11 October 2011 / Published: 20 October 2011
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Tetrodotoxin)


This contribution reviews all the synthetic work on tetrodotoxin that has appeared in the literature through June 2011.
Keywords: tetrodotoxin; synthesis; nitrenes; hypervalent iodine compounds tetrodotoxin; synthesis; nitrenes; hypervalent iodine compounds
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 3.0).

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