The Synthesis of Fluorescent DNA Intercalator Precursors through Efficient Multiple Heck Reactions

Nigel Lengkeek, Ramiz Boulos, Allan McKinley, Thomas Riley, Boris Martinac, Scott Stewart

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    Abstract

    A highly efficient synthesis of p-carboethoxy-tristyryl and carboethoxy-terastyrenyl benzene derivatives through a multiple Heck cross coupling reaction is reported. This reaction provides an efficient route to DNA intercalator precursors containing a benzene core.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)316-323
    Number of pages8
    JournalAustralian Journal of Chemistry
    Volume64
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2011

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    Lengkeek, N., Boulos, R., McKinley, A., Riley, T., Martinac, B., & Stewart, S. (2011). The Synthesis of Fluorescent DNA Intercalator Precursors through Efficient Multiple Heck Reactions. Australian Journal of Chemistry, 64(3), 316-323. https://doi.org/10.1071/CH10374