Knoelker, Hans Joachim; Boese, Roland:

A novel synthesis of the imidazo[1,2-a]pyridine ring system.

In: Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications, (1988) ; Nr. 17, S. 1151-1153
ISSN: 0022-4936
Zeitschriftenaufsatz / Fach: Chemie
Imidazo[1,2-a]pyridines I (R = Me, CMe3) were prepd. by a novel one-step condensation of 1-phenylacetylimidazole with RO2CC.tplbond.CCO2R in MeCN. The structure of I (R = Me) was detd. by x-ray crystallog.