Synthesis 2019; 51(23): 4401-4407
DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1690012
special topic
© Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart · New York

Synthesis of [18F]-γ-Fluoro-α,β-unsaturated Esters and Ketones via Vinylogous 18F-Fluorination of α-Diazoacetates with [18F]AgF

a  Department of Radiology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA   Email: pjhscott@umich.edu
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So Jeong Lee
a  Department of Radiology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA   Email: pjhscott@umich.edu
,
Isaac M. Jackson
a  Department of Radiology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA   Email: pjhscott@umich.edu
,
Naoko Ichiishi
b  Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA   Email: mssanfor@umich.edu
,
Allen F. Brooks
a  Department of Radiology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA   Email: pjhscott@umich.edu
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b  Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA   Email: mssanfor@umich.edu
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a  Department of Radiology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA   Email: pjhscott@umich.edu
› Author Affiliations
We acknowledge U.S. Department of Energy/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) (DE-SC0012484 to P.J.H.S.) and National Institutes of Health (R01EB021155 to M.S.S. and P.J.H.S.) for financial support.
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Publication History

Received: 01 July 2019

Accepted after revision: 16 July 2019

Publication Date:
30 July 2019 (online)

Published as part of the Special Topic Halogenation methods (with a view towards radioimaging applications)

Abstract

This communication reports a method for the vinylogous radiofluorination of α-diazoacetates to generate [18F]-γ-fluoro-α,β-unsaturated esters and ketones in moderate to good radiochemical yields. The method uses no-carrier-added [18F]AgF and is compatible with aromatic and non-aromatic substrates and a number of different functional groups. The labeling method is showcased in the synthesis of a fluorinated cholest-5-en-3-one derivative as well as a difluorinated product pertinent to drug discovery.

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