Practical synthesis of the calcimimetic agent, cinacalcet

Oliver R. Thiel, Charles Bernard, Wanda Tormos, Alan Brewin, Shuji Hirotani, Kazuo Murakami, Kenji Saito, Robert D. Larsen, Michael J. Martinelli, Paul J. Reider

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A practical synthesis of cinacalcet (Sensipar®, Mimpara®) is described. The synthesis starts from readily available starting materials and relies on safe and practical reaction conditions. The sequence comprises three synthetic steps and only one isolation point. The overall yield for the sequence is 85%.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)13-15
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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