September 12, 2011

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Patent Number: US 7985879
Title: Synthesis of galantamine and intermediates
Inventor(s): Wang, Lunghu; Chen, Yung Fa; Henschke, Julian Paul
Patent Assignee(s): ScinoPharm Taiwan Ltd., Taiwan
Source: U.S. Pat. Appl. Publ., 9pp. CODEN: USXXCO
Language: English

Abstract:
A novel process for the preparation of N-methyl-N-(2-[4-hydroxyphenyl]ethyl)-5- hydroxy-4-methoxybenzenecarboxamide, which is useful as an intermediate in the synthesis of (-)-galantamine, comprises the reaction of a 5-hydroxy-4-methoxybenzoic acid derivative with N-methyl-N-(2-[4-hydroxyphenyl]ethyl)amine.

Please note: The titles for patent records in CAplus are routinely enhanced to better describe the claimed invention. In this example, the original title of the U.S. granted patent is Process for making galantamine. For the CAplus record, this title was enhanced to read Synthesis of galantamine and intermediates.

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