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Synthesis of 2,4-Diarylquinoline Derivatives via Chloranil-Promoted Oxidative Annulation and One-Pot Reaction

Dongping Cheng*, Xianhang Yan, Jing Shen, Yueqi Pu, Xiaoliang Xu, Jizhong Yan

*College of Chemical Engineering, Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou 310014, P. R. of China, Email:

D. Cheng, X. Yan, J. Shen, Y. Pu, X. Xu, J. Yan, Synthesis, 2020, 52, 1833-1840.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1691740

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An oxidative annulation of o-allylanilines provides 2,4-diarylquinolines in good yields in the presence of chloranil as recyclable oxidant. Furthermore, a one-pot access to 2,4-diarylquinolines from easily available anilines and 1,3-diarylpropenes is described.

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Key Words

oxidative annulation, chloranil, quinolines

ID: J66-Y2020