Synthesis of Two Potential Heterocyclic Amine Food Mutagens


Tanga, M. J., Kozocas, J. A., & Tochimoto, T. K. (2008). Synthesis of two potential heterocyclic amine food mutagens. Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry, 45(3), 661-665.


The syntheses of two potential food mutagens formed during cooking, 2-amino-3,6,7-trimethyl-3H-imidazo[4,5-b]pyridine (1) and 2-amino-3,6,7-trimethyl-3H-imidazo[4,5-c]pyridine (2), are described.

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