Synthesis of fluorescent boron difluoride complexes of 3-acyl-4-hydroxy-coumarins

Alexander V. Nyuchev, Kirill V. Schegravin, Michail A. Lopatin, Valery V. Fokin, Irina P. Beletskaya, Alexey Yu Fedorov

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A series of boron difluoride-3-acyl-4-hydroxycoumarin complexes were synthesized in good yields in three steps starting from 4-hydroxycoumarins. The boron complexes showed strong luminescence in the green-yellow region and are compatible with surface imaging applications.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3239-3248
Number of pages10
JournalSynthesis (Germany)
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 3 Sep 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • acylation
  • carbohydrates
  • click chemistry
  • coumarin
  • fluorescence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Catalysis

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