The synthesis and the structure elucidation of N,O-diacetyl derivative of cyclic 3-hydroxymelatonin

Aleksandra Siwicka, Russel J. Reiter, Dun X. Tian, Krystyna Wojtasiewicz, Andrzej Leniewski, Jan K. Maurin, Dariusz Błachut, Zbigniew Czarnocki

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Abstract

Melatonin was subjected to an oxidation to give 3-hydroxymelatonin. All spectroscopic data for this compound were collected. Ab initio calculations for both possible configurations were performed. X-ray data on N,O-diacetyl derivative of 3-hydroxymelatonin allowed the unambigous structure determination.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)425-433
Number of pages9
JournalCentral European Journal of Chemistry
Volume2
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2004

Keywords

  • Alkaloids
  • Anti-cancer activity
  • Antioxidants

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Chemistry

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