The synthesis of benzoellipticine.

  • Ian Matthews

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


This thesis describes attempted preparations of 7,8-benzoellipticine and includes some detailed preparative chemistry of benzoindoles and benzocarbazoles. A successful preparation of 8,9-benzoellipticine is also described. The work begins with a pharmacological discussion of ellipticine and its derivatives and gives a review of the published preparative methods, and concludes with a suggested synthesis of 7,8-benzoellipticine.
Date of Award1978
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • University of Bath

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