Reduction of nitro groups by ynamines; synthesis and x-ray crystal structure of n,n-diethyl-3,3a-dihydro-3-methylbenzofuro[3,2-c]isoxazole-3-carboxamide

A.D. de Wit, W.P. Trompenaars, David Reinhoudt, Sybolt Harkema, G.J. van Hummel

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3-Nitrobenzo[b]furan and 1-diethylaminopropyne react thermally at 5–10°C to give a 1:1 addition product ( ) in which one of the oxygen atoms of the nitro group is transferred to C-1 of the acetylene. The structure of the benzofuro[3,2-c]isoxazole ( ) has been determined by X-ray crystallography.
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)1779-1780
JournalTetrahedron letters
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 1980


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