Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 319, Issue 1, pp 263–269 | Cite as

Synthesis of deuterium-labeled (3R, 5S)-fluvastatin and (3S, 5R)-fluvastatin

  • Mei He
  • Jian Li
  • Lei TianEmail author


In order to comprehensively understanding the metabolism process of fluvastatin, the stable isotope-labeled (3R, 5S)-fluvastatin and (3S, 5R)-fluvastatin were required. Both of (3R, 5S)-fluvastatin and (3S, 5R)-fluvastatin were synthesized via a seven steps procedure starting from aniline and [2H6] 2-bromopropane. Two versions of deuterium labeled compound revealed over 98% deuterium enrichment, using as an internal standard.


Deuterium-labeled Fluvastatin Coronary artery disease Synthesis Enantiomers 



Funding was provided by National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 41472124), PetroChina Innovation Foundation (Grant Nos. 2015D-5006-0210 and 2016D-5007-0702) and Nature Science Foundation of Hubei Province (Grant No. 2016CFB178).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Resources and EnvironmentYangtze UniversityWuhanPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.School of Biochemical and Environmental EngineeringNanjing Xiaozhuang UniversityNanjingPeople’s Republic of China
  3. 3.School of Petroleum EngineeringYangtze UniversityWuhanPeople’s Republic of China

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