Synthesis of Suaveoline

Structure of Suaveoline

C20H21N3

Principal investigatorJames M. Cook
Publication year1989
Synthesis typeTotal
Number of steps 20 (linear)
References
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intermediate structure
Na, MeI
NH3
intermediate structure
HCl
MeOH
Reflux
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PhCHO, NaBH4
MeOH
73% (3 steps)
intermediate structure + intermediate structure
PhH, Dioxane
Reflux
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HCl
MeOH
Reflux, , 88% (2 steps)
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NaH
PhMe, MeOH
Reflux
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HCl
AcOH
Reflux, , 83% (2 steps)
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PhSOCH2Cl, i-Pr2NLi
THF
-78 °C
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KOH
THF, H2O
RT, 24 h, 95% (2 steps)
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LiClO4, n-Bu3PO
PhMe
Reflux, 60 min, 80%
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LiAlH4
Et2O
-20 °C, , 91%
intermediate structure + intermediate structure
2,4,6-Trimethylbenzoic acid
125 °C, 3 h, 79%
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LiAlH4
Et2O
-20 °C
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(COCl)2, DMSO, Et3N
CH2Cl2
-78 °C
See the Swern Oxidation
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(CH2OH)2, TsOH
PhH
Reflux, , 60% (3 steps)
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  1. 9-BBN
  2. H2O2
  3. NaOH
  4. H2O
THF
35 °C, 60 min, 91%
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(PhSeO)2O
PhCl
120 °C, 15 min, 58%
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HCl
THF, H2O
RT, 24 h
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NH2OH.HCl
EtOH
Reflux, , 40% (2 steps)
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H2, Pd/C
MeOH
69%
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