Benzo[b]thiophen-3(2H)-one 1,1-dioxide-a versatile reagent in the synthesis of spiroheterocycles

Brigita Cekavicus, Brigita Vigante, Edvards Liepinsh, Reinis Vilskersts, Arkadij Sobolev, Sergey Belyakov, Aiva Plotniece, Kristaps Mekss, Gunars Duburs

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New applications of benzo[b]thiophen-3(2H)-one 1,1-dioxide have been investigated. The synthesis of a new heterocyclic system 3H,2′H-spiro[benzo[b]thieno[3,2-b]pyridine-3,2′-benzo[b]thiophene] is described and a mechanism for the cyclisation is proposed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9947-9952
Number of pages6
Issue number42
Publication statusPublished - 13 Oct 2008
Externally publishedYes

Field of Science*

  • 1.6 Biological sciences
  • 1.4 Chemical sciences
  • 3.1 Basic medicine

Publication Type*

  • 1.1. Scientific article indexed in Web of Science and/or Scopus database


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