Some recent advances in the synthesis of polycyclic imidazole-containing marine natural products

Steven M. Weinreb

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This Highlight describes some of the recent synthetic work on imidazole-containing alkaloids isolated from marine sponges. Target molecules have been chosen which demonstrate synthetic strategies leading towards metabolites containing intact imidazole moieties as well as systems bearing modified imidazole rings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)931-948
Number of pages18
JournalNatural Product Reports
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Oct 3 2007


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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