cyclopropane

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a colorless flammable gas sometimes used as an inhalation anesthetic

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The article reveals that fibrates like X with multiple cyclopropyl functional groups (263) have proven elusive.
Guckert JB, Hood MA, White DC (1986) Phospholipid ester-linked fatty acid profile changes during nutrient deprivation of Vibrio cholerae: increases in the trans/cis ratio and proportions of cyclopropyl fatty acids.
In particular, cyclopropyl peptidomimetics have been reported to show anti-tumor activity, antidepressant activity, and antiviral activity.
Currently, one novel compound that contains both a cyclopropyl group on the nitrogen and a benzyl group on one of the carbons has been successfully synthesized by a multi-step process beginning with 1-cyanomethylsulfonyl-2-fluorobenzene.
The biosynthesis of curacin, a potent anticancer compound from the cyanobacterium Lyngbya majuscula, involves the incorporation of a rare cyclopropyl moiety into the polyketide chain.
According to a KPA statement, Livalo is a fully synthetic and highly potent statin engineered in Japan, with a unique cyclopropyl group on the base structure that "contributes to a more effective inhibition of the HMG-CoA reductase enzyme to inhibit cholesterol production, and potentially affords greater low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) clearance and reduction of plasma cholesterol.
A second group is selected from the group consisting of an aryl, an alkyl of 1 to 4 carbon atoms, cyclopropyl, cyclopentyl, cyclohexyl, -dialkoxyalkyl and -hydroxyalkyl.
Cyclopropyl bromosilane was prepared for the first time by cyclizing trimethoxy vinyl silane with methylene iodide using the Simmons-Smith reaction.
In recent work, the Charette group showed that 1,2,3-substituted cyclopropyl groups could be prepared by employing an alkylated Simmons-Smith reagent instead of the usu al methylene species (eq.