Synthesis and study of 2-(2-thienyl)benzazole type fluorophores

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Reaction of 2-(mercaptomethyl)benzazoles 2a-c or isothiouronium salt 4 with acetyleneketone 5 or β-halogeno-α,β-unsaturated aldehyde 7 gives highly fluorescent heterocycles 6a-c or 8a-d. The fluorescence properties of these compounds and their aromatised derivatives 9a,b were investigated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1433-1442
Number of pages10
JournalSynthetic Communications
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2003


  • Benzazoles
  • Fiesselmann reaction
  • Fluorescent dye
  • Vilsmeyer-Hack reaction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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