Synlett 2001; 2001(1): 0135-0137
DOI: 10.1055/s-2001-9694
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A Preparative Route to Ethyl 3-(2-ethoxycarbonyl-1H-imidazol-4-yl) Propenoate and Propanoate

Marc Vuilhorgne* , Jean Bouquerel, Jean-Claude Hardy, Serge Mignani
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31 December 2001 (online)

A facile route to ethyl 3-(2-ethoxycarbonyl-1H-imidazol-4-yl) propenoate and propanoate from commercially available 2,5-dihydro-2,5-dimethoxy furfurylamine is described.