Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds

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  • Elena I. Linkova
  • Vyacheslav S. GrinevEmail author
  • Alevtina Yu. Egorova

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This review provides generalized information on the synthesis of substituted pyrrolo[2,1-b]oxazoles, including derivatives fused with other rings, covering literature sources from mostly the last 10 years. We focus on the main methods for the synthesis of such compounds: tandem heterocyclization using 2-aminoethanols, the use of catalysts, α-C−H functionalization, as well as reactions with microwave activation.


This study received financial support from the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (project No. 16-03-00530).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elena I. Linkova
    • 1
  • Vyacheslav S. Grinev
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Alevtina Yu. Egorova
    • 1
  1. 1.National Research N. G. Chernyshevsky Saratov State UniversitySaratovRussia
  2. 2.Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Plants and MicroorganismsRussian Academy of SciencesSaratovRussia

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