Recent Advances in the Synthesis of Quinolin-2-Ones and Phenanthridin-6-Ones by Direct Carbonylation (microreview)

The literature published over the past 8 years on the synthesis of quinolin-2-ones and phenanthridin-6-ones by direct carbonylation of o-alkenylanilines and o-phenylaniline derivatives is reviewed. The data is classified according to the source of the carbonyl used, which includes carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and triphosgene.

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This work was partially supported by Fund of Key Laboratory of Coarse Cereal Processing, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (2019CC03), Heilongjiang Postdoctoral Foundation (LBH-Z19040), Fund for Distinguished Scholars of Northeast Agricultural University, and Sichuan Science and Technology Program (20YYJC0278, 2019YJ0669).

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Published in Khimiya Geterotsiklicheskikh Soedinenii, 2020, 56(5), 509–511

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Zhang, Z., Li, R. Recent Advances in the Synthesis of Quinolin-2-Ones and Phenanthridin-6-Ones by Direct Carbonylation (microreview). Chem Heterocycl Comp 56, 509–511 (2020).

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