Jones, Raymond C.F.; Yau, Sze Chak; Iley, James N.; Smith, Janet E.; Dickson, James; Elsegood, Mark R.J.; McKee, Vickie and Coles, Simon J.
Synthesis of the Pyoverdin Chromophore by a Biomimetic Oxidative Cyclization.
Organic Letters, 11(7) pp. 1519–1522.
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The fluorescent dihydropyrimido[1,2-a]quinoline chromophore of the pyoverdin siderophores has been synthesized by a biomimetic oxidative cyclisation using an iodine(III) reagent, followed by elimination and dehydrogenation.
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