Synthesis 1988; 1988(4): 339-341
DOI: 10.1055/s-1988-27567
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A Convenient and General Route to 2-Nitro-2,3-dihydrobenzofurans

Daniel Dauzonne* , René Royer
  • *Service de Chimie de l'Institut Curie, ER no 213 CNRS, 26 rue d'Ulm, F-75231 Paris Cedex 05, France
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20 August 2002 (online)

A facile and general two-step preparation of the hitherto unknown title compounds is reported starting from 2-(2-chloro-2-nitroethenyl)phenols. The novel 2-(2-chloro-2-nitroethyl)phenols isolated as intermediates in the synthesis are described.