Urea as an organic solvent and reagent for the addition/cyclization/ fragmentation cascades leading to 2-R-7H-dibenzo[de,h]quinolin-7-one analogues of Aporphinoid alkaloids

Denis S. Baranov, Sergei F. Vasilevsky, Brian Gold, Igor V. Alabugin

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Molten urea serves both as a solvent and a reagent for the one-pot addition/cyclizations/fragmentation cascade which converts peri-alkynyl-9,10- anthraquinones into 2-R-7H-dibenzo[de,h]quinolin-7-ones - substituted analogues of Aporphinoid alkaloids.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1745-1750
Number of pages6
JournalRSC Advances
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 7 Dec 2011
Externally publishedYes


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