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Title: N -Carboxyanhydrides directly from amino acids and carbon dioxide and their tandem reactions to therapeutic alkaloids

A phosgene-free method to prepareN-carboxyanhydrides from amino acids and carbon dioxide has been developed. This method is mild enough to be used in the tandem synthesis of alkaloids tryptanthrin and phaitanthrin A.

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Green Chemistry
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9245 to 9252
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National Science Foundation
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