alexa A new facile synthesis of d₄-pterosin B and d₄-bromopterosin, deuterated analogues of ptaquiloside.
Environmental Sciences

Environmental Sciences

Journal of Ecosystem & Ecography

Author(s): Attya M, Nardi M, Tagarelli A, Sindona G

Abstract Share this page

Abstract Ptaquiloside (Pta) is a potent carcinogen present in bracken fern and in soil matrices, that can potentially leach to the aquatic environment. More recently its presence in the milk of different farm animals has been reported. Pterosin B (Ptb) and bromopterosin (BrPt) represent the most convenient analogues in the detection of ptaquiloside by mass spectrometry. Pterosin sesquiterpenes are also involved in many patented biomedical protocols. In this work we introduce a new and convenient approach to the synthesis in three steps and more than 80\% yield of d₄-pterosin B (d₄-Ptb) and d₄-bromopterosin (d₄-BrPt), useful as internal standards in the quantification of ptaquiloside. This article was published in Molecules and referenced in Journal of Ecosystem & Ecography

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords