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, Volume 72, Issue 10, pp 2467–2478 | Cite as

Synthesis of a new series of aryl(thieno[2,3-b]quinolin-2-yl)methanone and 2-(2-aroyl-2,3-dihydrothieno[2,3-b]quinolin-3-yl)-1-arylethanone derivatives via sequential multi-component reaction

  • Abdolali AlizadehEmail author
  • Atefeh Roosta
Original Paper


An efficient, mild, and convenient protocol for the synthesis of aryl(thieno[2,3-b]quinolin-2-yl)methanone and 2-(2-aroyl-2,3-dihydrothieno[2,3-b]quinolin-3-yl)-1-arylethanone derivatives from readily available starting materials via a sequential multi-component reaction has been developed. The products were obtained with excellent yield (85–95%) within short reaction times (25-30 min) in DMF at room temperature. The structures of all synthesized compounds were characterized using IR, 1H NMR, 13C NMR, and mass spectral data and elemental analysis.

Graphical abstract


3-Formyl-2-chloroquinoline Sodium sulfide 3-Formyl-2-mercaptoquinoline Phenacyl bromide Thieno[2,3-b]quinolines Dihydrothieno[2,3-b]quinoline Sequential multi-component reactions 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ChemistryTarbiat Modares UniversityTehranIran

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