Access to harmonine, a chemical weapon of ladybird beetles

TitleAccess to harmonine, a chemical weapon of ladybird beetles
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsPhilkhana, SChandra, Dhasaiyan, P, Prasad, BLV, D. Reddy, S
JournalRSC Advances
Volume4
Issue58
Pagination30923-30926
Date PublishedJUL
Type of ArticleArticle
ISSN2046-2069
Abstract

The synthesis of harmonine, a defense alkaloid from the harlequin ladybird is reported by three different routes. The preparation of several new analogs with the same molecular weight and the decoration of gold nanoparticles with harmonines are also part of the present communication.

DOI10.1039/c4ra05859c
Type of Journal (Indian or Foreign)

Foreign

Impact Factor (IF)

3.289

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Physical and Materials Chemistry