A new synthesis of isoaurones: Cytotoxic activity of compounds related to the alleged structure of isoaurostatin

Eleonora Rizzi, Sabrina Dallavalle, Lucio Merlini, Giovanni Luca Beretta, Graziella Pratesi, Franco Zunino

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Abstract

A new synthesis of isoaurones related to the alleged structure of isoaurostatin, via Heck intramolecular cyclization of cinnamic esters of 2-iodophenols, is reported. The cytotoxic activity of these isoaurones is lower than that of the structurally very similar 4-arylcoumarins.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4313-4316
Number of pages4
JournalBioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters
Volume15
Issue number19
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2005

Keywords

  • Antitumor activity
  • Arylcoumarins
  • Isoaurones

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Pharmaceutical Science

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