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Synthesis of N-substituted 1,2,3,4-tetrahydrobenz[g]isoquinoline-5,10-diones

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The synthesis of 1,2,3,4-tetrahydrobenz[g]isoquinoline-5,10-dione hydrochlorides is reported startingfrom 1,4-dihydrobenz[g]isoquinoline-3(2H)-ones or ethyl (3-aminomethyl-1,4-dimethoxynaphth-2-yl)-acetates. A third strategy relies on the synthesis of the title compounds via an N-protected 2-(3-bromomethyl-1,4-dimethoxynaphth-2-yl)ethylamine. The synthesized 1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-benz[g]isoquinoline-5,10-diones are a new class of quinones, which have not been reported yet.
Journal: Tetrahedron
ISSN: 0040-4020
Volume: 64
Pages: 5345-5353
Number of pages: 9
Publication year:2008
Keywords:tetrahydroisoquinolines, naphthoquinones, naphthalene, benz[g]isoquinoline-3,5,10(2H)-triones
  • Scopus Id: 42749088467