Jean-Claude's Reactions

29 May
Published by MatTodd


Request for Help

Jean-Claude Bradley and his team over at UsefulChem have been having a go at two reactions that have relevance to generating drug candidates for malaria. Organic chemists should check out the site if they feel they can help with what's going on. The two reactions are firstly the conversion of adrenaline to catechol aldehyde:

UsefulChem Adrenaline Conversion

and secondly the Ugi synthesis of a DKP along the following lines:


UsefulChem DKP Ugi

The resources needed are your input into how to make these reactions go! The Usefulchem team are making good use of YouTube video feeds to provide extra information on what's going on with their attempts.