Braslau Research Group

at UC Santa Cruz

Nitrone Spin Traps

Improved synthesis of FDMPO

As a collaboration with Dr. Eric Walter at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, we have developed an efficient synthesis of the spin trap FDMPO.

We have also developed the synthesis of several  tetherable analogues of FDMPO.

Aruna Earla, Eric D. Walter, and Rebecca Braslau,* “Synthesis and Spin Trapping Properties of Polystyrene Supported Trifluoromethylated Cyclic Nitrones,” Free Radical Research, 2019,  53 (11-12), 1084-1100.

DOI:  10.1080/10715762.2019.1683171.