Novel synthesis of 2-cyanoindan-1-one enamines

Alan L. Harvey, John MacTavish, Steven J. Mullins, George R. Proctor

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A novel method is described for conversion of indan-1-one into enamines of 2-cyanoindan-1-one and thence to 10-amino-11W-indeno[1,2-b]quinolines (11).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)420-421
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Chemical Research
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1997


  • cyclic ketones
  • fused isoxazole intermediates
  • Thorpe–Ziegler cyclisation


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