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Brief Synthesis of the Cell Cycle Inhibitor Tryprostatin B and Its Alanine Analogue
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1  Departamento de Química Orgánica y Farmacéutica, Facultad de Farmacia. Universidad Complutense, 28040 Madrid, Spain.

Abstract: Tryprostatin B and its analogue containing alanine instead of proline were synthesized from cyclo-(L-Trp-L-Pro) and cyclo-(L-Trp-L-Ala), respectively, by tandem C-3 prenylation/cyclization, followed by acid-catalyzed migration of the prenyl group to the indole C2 position.
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