Nudicaulins, Yellow Flower Pigments of Papaver nudicaule: Revised Constitution and Assignment of Absolute Configuration
journal contributionposted on 04.01.2013 by Evangelos C. Tatsis, Anu Schaumlöffel, Anne C. Warskulat, Georges Massiot, Bernd Schneider, Gerhard Bringmann
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The constitution of the aglycon of nudicaulin has been revised to be a pentacyclic indole alkaloid. The relative and absolute configurations of the two diastereomers, nudicaulins I (3a) and II (3b), have been assigned by NMR, conformational analyses, and interpretation of the experimental ECD spectra by quantum-chemical calculations.