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Reaction of N-Monosubstituted Hydrazones with Nitroolefins: A Novel Regioselective Pyrazole Synthesis

Xiaohu Deng* and Neelakandha S. Mani

*Department of Drug Discovery, Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical R&D LLC, 3210 Merryfield Row, San Diego, California 92121, Email:

X. Deng, N. S. Mani, Org. Lett., 2006, 8, 3505-3508.

DOI: 10.1021/ol061226v


A regioselective one-pot synthesis of substituted pyrazoles from N-monosubstituted hydrazones and nitroolefins gives products in good yields. A key nitropyrazolidine intermediate is characterized and a plausible mechanism is proposed.

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Base-Mediated Reaction of Hydrazones and Nitroolefins with a Reversed Regioselectivity: A Novel Synthesis of 1,3,4-Trisubstituted Pyrazoles

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Key Words

pyrazoles, 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition, oxygen

ID: J54-Y2006-2320