Synthesis of novel benzo[ b ]furans and benzo[ b ]thiophenes: Analogs of combretastatin and resveratrol

Jay Chauhan, Alexandre R. Monteil, Steven E. Patterson

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Abstract

A rapid and efficient synthesis of fused polyphenolic/polymethoxy benzofurans and benzothiophenes that have potential as antitumor agents and components of anti-HIV combination therapy has been achieved.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)241-244
Number of pages4
JournalHeterocyclic Communications
Volume16
Issue number4-6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2010

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This research was funded by the Center for Drug Design, the Academic Health Center, University of Minnesota, MS, USA.

Keywords

  • Benzofuran
  • Benzothiophene
  • Cancer
  • Combretastatin
  • HIV
  • Polyphenol
  • Resveratrol

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