Synthesis of acetoxy stabilised indolequinones as precursors to model eumelanin polymers

Atkinson, S. and Meredith, P. (2003) Synthesis of acetoxy stabilised indolequinones as precursors to model eumelanin polymers. Synlett, 12 12: 1853-1855. doi:10.1055/s-2003-41409


Author Atkinson, S.
Meredith, P.
Title Synthesis of acetoxy stabilised indolequinones as precursors to model eumelanin polymers
Journal name Synlett   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0936-5214
Publication date 2003-01-01
Year available 2003
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1055/s-2003-41409
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 12
Issue 12
Start page 1853
End page 1855
Total pages 3
Editor K. Vollhardt
Place of publication Stuttgart
Publisher Georg Thieme Verlag
Language eng
Subject C1
250301 Organic Chemical Synthesis
730117 Skin and related disorders
Abstract We report an efficient synthetic route to obtaining a stable analogue of 5,6-dihydroxyindole. These analogues can be used to build controlled composition model melanin biopolymers for solid state and spectroscopic studies of this important biomolecule.
Keyword Chemistry, Organic
5,6-dihydroxyindole
5,6-diacetoxyindole
Melanin Biopolymers
Melanin Precursors
Nitration Of Activated Aromatic Compound
Q-Index Code C1
Institutional Status UQ

 
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