Synthesis of thieno[2,3-h][1,6]naphthyridine from 2-(3-cyanopropylthio) pyridine-3-carbonitrile: Formation of a novel ring system

Kenji Sasaki, Rouf A.S. Shamsur, Setsuo Kashino, Takashi Hirota

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An efficient methodology for the synthesis of novel ring system, thieno[2,3-h][1,6]naphthyridine, via a Smiles type rearrangement reaction and cyclization is described, its structure is confirmed by an X-ray structure analysis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1767-1768
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1994


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