The structure of the steroid toad venom constituent bufotoxin

George Pettit, Yoshiaki Kamano

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Bufotalin 3-suberate has been prepared and the mixed carbonic anhydride derivative of the half ester has been condensed with arginine monohydrochloride to yield bufotoxin (Ia); this partial synthesis of bufotoxin (Ia) provides unequivocal support for recent structure proposals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)45a
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 1 1972


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