Magnesium-assisted imidazole formation from unreactive ureas

Chris H. Senanayake, Laura E. Fredenburgh, Robert A. Reamer, Ji Liu, Robert D. Larsen, Thomas R. Verhoeven, Paul J. Reider

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Novel and facile synthesis of imidazopyridine derivatives 1 from highly stable ureas 5 is described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5775-5778
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number32
StatePublished - Aug 8 1994
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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    Senanayake, C. H., Fredenburgh, L. E., Reamer, R. A., Liu, J., Larsen, R. D., Verhoeven, T. R., & Reider, P. J. (1994). Magnesium-assisted imidazole formation from unreactive ureas. Tetrahedron Letters, 35(32), 5775-5778.