Conversion of 2,2-dichloroacetoacetanilides into 4-hydroxymethyl-2(1H)-quinolones

A. J. Hodgkinson*, B. Staskun

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    Abstract

    A novel sulfuric acid catalyzed transformation of 2,2-dichloroacetoacetanilides into 4-hydroxymethyl-2(1H)-quinolones is described; 2,2-dichlorobenzoylacetanilides gave rise to products tentatively regarded as indeno[1,2,3-d,e]-2(3H)-quinolones.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1709-1713
    Number of pages5
    JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
    Volume34
    Issue number6
    Publication statusPublished - 1969

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