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Note | Regular issue | Vol 53, No. 7, 2000, pp.1551-1557
Published online, 1st January, 1970
DOI: 10.3987/COM-00-8881
Synthesis of 2-Ethylthio-6-(3-hydroxy-1,2-O -isopropylidenepropyl)pteridin-4(3H )-one

Yonghan Kang,* Seungjin Kim, Youngchan Myoung, and Daejin Baek

*Department of Chemistry, Hanyang University, Ansan, Kyunggi-do 425-791, Korea


A strategy has been described for the synthesis of 2-ethylthio-6-(3-hydroxy-1,2-O-isopropylidenepropyl)pteridin-4(3H)-one, which can be used as a useful intermediate for the conversion of neopterin to biopterin.