Chapter 4.1. Radical Cyclizations in Alkaloid Synthesis

  1. Prof. Philippe Renaud1 and
  2. Prof. Mukund P. Sibi2
  1. David J. Hart

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527618293.ch40

Radicals in Organic Synthesis

Radicals in Organic Synthesis

How to Cite

Hart, D. J. (2001) Radical Cyclizations in Alkaloid Synthesis, in Radicals in Organic Synthesis (eds P. Renaud and M. P. Sibi), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527618293.ch40

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Universite de Fribourg, Institut de Chimie Organique, Pérolles, CH-1700 Fribourg, Switzerland

  2. 2

    Department of Chemistry, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 29 MAR 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527301607

Online ISBN: 9783527618293



  • alkaloid synthesis;
  • carbocyclic materials;
  • acylamino;
  • pyrrolizidine alkaloids;
  • carbon-sulfur bond


The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • α-Acylamino and α-Amino Radical Cyclizations

  • α-Iminoyl Radical Cyclizations

  • N-Heterocycle Construction via Radical Cyclizations

  • Oxime Ethers as Radical Acceptors

  • Concluding Remarks

  • Acknowledgement