Isoindolinones from furfural

A convenient transformation of furfural and derivatives into arene compounds is described.


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Petrochemicals from corncobs!

See This represents a cost effective and to some extent an environmentally friendly way toward polysubstituted arenes such as isoindolinones, moieties founds in various biologically active compounds.

  • Alternative to substituted benzenic rings
  • Biological active molecules
  • Renewable chemistry

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via Scoop.itFurfural and its many By-products


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