A versatile synthesis of tetraester polyamine lipids for gene transfection

Mike E. Lizarzaburu, Mark J. Kurth, Michael H. Nantz

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Abstract

The preparation of polyamine lipids via Michael addition of diamines to tetraester bisacrylates is described. A new pentaerythritol protection strategy enabled the synthesis of a bis(p-methoxybenzyl)diether diol which was used to prepare the saturated and unsaturated diester cores.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8985-8988
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume40
Issue number51
StatePublished - Dec 17 1999

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  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery

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Lizarzaburu, M. E., Kurth, M. J., & Nantz, M. H. (1999). A versatile synthesis of tetraester polyamine lipids for gene transfection. Tetrahedron Letters, 40(51), 8985-8988.