A facile synthesis of novel tricyclic 4-pyridones

Buzhe Xu, Zhanling Cheng*, Lei Fu

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A new and efficient synthesis of tricyclic 4-pyridone analogs through the intramolecular Heck coupling cyclization was described. This reaction features mild conditions and good functional group tolerance allowing for the preparation of several novel tricyclic 4-pyridone analogs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7194-7197
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number52
Publication statusPublished - 24 Dec 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • 4-Pyridone
  • Intramolecular Heck coupling
  • Palladium bromide
  • Tricyclic

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