Unexpected dimerization during hydrogenation of 2-(2-pyridylmethylene)-3(2H)-benzofuran-3-ones

Marianna Mák, Mihály Nógrádi, Áron Szöllosy

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Abstract

Palladium catalyzed hydrogenation of 2-(2-pyridylmethylene)-3(2H)-benzofuran-3-ones (1-3) gave besides the expected 2,α-dihydro products 8-10 pentacyclic dimers formed by an attack of a semihydrogenated species on the substrate.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8425-8429
Number of pages5
JournalTetrahedron
Volume62
Issue number35
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 28 2006

Keywords

  • 2-Pyridylmethylene-3(2H)-benzofuran-3-ones
  • Dimerization
  • Hydrogenation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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