Synthesis of [13C4]furan

Choua C. Vu, Lisa A. Peterson

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Furan is a liver toxicant and carcinogen in laboratory animals. [ 13C4]Furan was required for in vivo metabolism and mechanistic studies. It was prepared in five steps from commercially available [13C3]propargyl alcohol and [13C] paraformaldehyde.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)117-121
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Labelled Compounds and Radiopharmaceuticals
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2005


  • C labeling
  • Furan
  • Stable isotope

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