The synthesis of possible transition state analogue inhibitors of thymidine phosphorylase

Gary B. Evans, Graeme J. Gainsford, Vern L. Schramm, Peter C. Tyler

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The synthetically challenging SN2 transition state mimic for thymidine phosphorylase, along with its phosphonate analogue, were synthesised via a modified Corey-Link reaction in good overall yields and ensuring the correct stereochemical outcome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)406-409
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 8 2015
Externally publishedYes



  • Cancer
  • Corey-Link
  • Enzyme
  • Thymidine phosphorylase
  • Transition state analogue

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery

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