New substituted indene derivatives from bicyclic Baylis-Hillman acetate

Sonia Taktouk, Jihène Ben Kraiem, Hassen Amri
2015 Mediterranean Journal of Chemistry  
A convenient protocol for the synthesis of highly functionalized indenes 4 has been developed. The coupling reaction of bicyclic Baylis-Hillman acetate 2 with nitroalkane salts in basic conditions led to the corresponding substituted indenes in good yields and high purity.
doi:10.13171/mjc.4.2.2015.12.04.11.08/amri fatcat:pxvkyssoynfdhi7uwphex6yrhq