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Molbank 2014, 2014(2), M823; doi:10.3390/M823
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Dipartimento di Chimica e Tecnologie Chimiche, Università della Calabria, Ponte Pietro Bucci 12/C, 87036 Arcavacata di Rende (CS), Italy
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Received: 3 March 2014 / Accepted: 8 May 2014 / Published: 12 May 2014
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A novel expedient synthesis of benzo[b]thiophene-2-carbaldehyde 2 is reported. It is based on the one-pot sequential reaction of methylthiobenzene 1 with BuLi and DMF to give 2 in 80% isolated yield.
Keywords: benzo[b]thiophene-2-carbaldehyde; formylation; heterocyclization benzo[b]thiophene-2-carbaldehyde; formylation; heterocyclization
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