Structure of the bufadienolide bufotalin

George Pettit, Peter Brown, Fred Bruschweiler, Leonard E. Houghton

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Mass spectral and 1H n.m.r. evidence, coupled with degradation of bufotalin to 3β-acetoxybufotalien (II), in turn prepared by total synthesis, provide unequivocal support for the assignment of structure (I) to bufotalin.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1566-1567
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society D: Chemical Communications
Issue number22
StatePublished - 1970

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  • Molecular Medicine


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