Design and synthesis of 1-thia-3,8-diyn-5-ene systems with DNA-cleaving properties related to the neocarzinostatin chromophore

Kazunobu Toshima, Kazumi Ohta, Aya Ohashi, Atsuo Ohtsuka, Masaya Nakata, Kuniaki Tatsuta

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1-Thia-3,8-diyn-5-ene compounds 5-10, which are derivatives of the parent compound 1 are synthesized in a short step with high stability; these compounds show DNA-cleaving activity under basic conditions in the absence of any additives.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1306-1308
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 1992 Dec 1


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  • Molecular Medicine

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