Synthesis of novel N-pyridylcantharidinimides by using high pressure

Pen Yuan Lin, Sheng J. Shi, Lun Huei Lin, Hsue F. Chen, Feng L. Hsu

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The recently described pressure reaction in the presence of trithylamine with subsequent thermal (200°C) cyclization provided 13N-pyridylcantharidinimides 4a-4m from aminopyridines and cantharidin in yields of 15-83%. 2-Amino-3,5-dichloropyridine failed to yield 4n.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-53
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the Chinese Chemical Society
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2001


  • Aminopyridine
  • Cantharidin
  • Cantharidinimide

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)


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