Polyaromatic heterocycles through intramolecular alkyne carbonyl metathesis: 5-Acylnaphtho[2,1-b]benzofurans

Maloy Nayak, Dileep Kumar Singh, Ikyon Kim

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A modular approach to 5-acylated naphtho[2,1-b]benzofurans was developed where Sonogashira cross-coupling and intramolecular alkyne carbonyl metathesis were sequentially employed to build the aromatic benzene C ring of naphtho[2,1-b]benzofuran with an acyl group at the C5 position.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1831-1840
Number of pages10
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was supported by the National Research Foundation of Korea grant funded by the Korea government (MSIP) (2014R1A2A1A11050491).

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© 2017 Elsevier Ltd

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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