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Molecules 2017, 22(7), 1197;

Synthesis of 2H-Chromenones from Salicylaldehydes and Arylacetonitriles

Zhejiang Provincial Key Laboratory of Fiber Materials and Manufacturing Technology, Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, Xiasha Campous, Hangzhou 310018, China
Zhejiang Kertice Hi-Tech Fluor-Material Co., LTD, Huzhou 313000, China
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Received: 30 June 2017 / Revised: 11 July 2017 / Accepted: 13 July 2017 / Published: 18 July 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Base Metal Catalysis and Green Synthesis)
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An efficient and convenient protocol for the synthesis of 2H-chromenones has been developed. In the presence of tBuOK in DMF, good to excellent yields of various chromenones were obtained from the corresponding salicylaldehydes and arylacetonitriles. No protection of inert gas atmosphere is required here. View Full-Text
Keywords: chromenones synthesis; metal-free; green chemistry; heterocycle synthesis; salicylaldehydes chromenones synthesis; metal-free; green chemistry; heterocycle synthesis; salicylaldehydes

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Li, C.; Zhu, H.; Zhang, H.; Yang, Y.; Wang, F. Synthesis of 2H-Chromenones from Salicylaldehydes and Arylacetonitriles. Molecules 2017, 22, 1197.

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