A new synthesis method for resveratrol analogues, resveralogues, has been published by STRAND researchers, Dr Lizzy Ostler, Dr Angie Sheerin & Prof. Richard Farragher. The method utilises a simplified one-pot synthesis which is stereo-selective and produces high yields with minimal purification. Resveratrol has been identified as being a promising substance in anti-ageing therapeutics and its analogues are of great interest for this area. Using this new method the authors have been able to synthesise both well known and novel resveralogues.

The full paper can be accessed here, for more information contact Lizzy Ostler

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