Short and efficient method for the preparation of furo[3,2-f] quinoline

Mercedesz Törincsi, Pál Kolonits, Endre Pálosi, Melinda Fekete, Lajos Novák

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Furo[3,2-f]quinolines 5 were prepared by reacting the sodium salt of quinolin-6-ol and allyl bromides 2. The allyl aryl ethers 3 formed were then thermally rearranged under standard or microwave conditions. Acid-catalyzed cyclization of the products 4 afforded the title compounds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)43-53
Number of pages11
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2008


  • Allyl aryl ethers
  • Claisen rearrangement
  • Furo[3,2-f]quinoline
  • Pyrano[3,2-f]quinoline
  • Ring closure
  • Sonochemical conditions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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