Molecular iodine-mediated reaction of 2-(2-phenylethynyl)-Morita-Baylis-Hillman adducts: An easy route to naphthyl ketones and iodo-substituted isochromenes

Donala Janreddy, Veerababurao Kavala, Trimurtulu Kotipalli, R. R. Rajawinslin, Chun Wei Kuo, Wen Chang Huang, Ching Fa Yao

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The molecular iodine-promoted reaction of 2-(2-phenylethynyl)-Morita-Baylis-Hillman adducts is reported. In the presence of I2, naphthyl ketone derivatives are produced, whereas in the presence of I2/K3PO4, iodo-substituted isochromene derivatives are produced. This journal is

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8247-8256
Number of pages10
JournalOrganic and Biomolecular Chemistry
Issue number41
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Nov 7


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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