A practical route to quinolines from anilines

Hidetoshi Tokuyama, Masashi Sato, Toshihiro Ueda, Tohru Fukuyama

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A practical route to quinoline from anilines through acid-mediated cyclization of 3-(N-aryl-N-sulfonylamino)propionaldehydes has been developed. Treatment of the cyclization products, dihydroquinoline intermediates with KOH in DMSO leads to substituted quinolines.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)105-108
Number of pages4
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Organic Chemistry


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