(Chemical Equation Presented) A 12-step synthesis of the angiogenesis inhibitory marine metabolite ageladine A is reported. The key steps include a 6π-1-azatriene electrocyclization for formation of the pyridine ring and a Suzuki-Miyaura coupling of N-Boc-pyrrole-2-boronic acid with a chloroimidazopyridine. In addition, an assessment of the biological activity of a variety of synthetic analogues of ageladine A prepared during this synthesis is described.
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- Organic Chemistry