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A Rapid Synthesis of 2-Aryl-5-substituted-2,3-dihydrobenzofurans

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posted on 29.04.2005 by Jeffrey T. Kuethe, Audrey Wong, Michel Journet, Ian W. Davies
An effective strategy has been developed for the rapid and efficient one-pot synthesis of 2-aryl-5-substituted-2,3-dihydrobenzofurans from readily available o-nitrotoluenes and aromatic aldehydes. This strategy allows access to a structurally diverse array of products for further manipulation.