Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds

, Volume 12, Issue 6, pp 627–629 | Cite as

Synthesis of 2,3,3a,8 a-tetrahydrofuro[2,3-b] benzofuran-2-one from coumarin

  • F. Sh. Rivilis
  • A. A. Semenov


4-Vinyl-3,4-dihydrocoumarin, which is obtained in two steps from 3-(2-benzyloxyphenyl)allyl alcohol, was converted to 2,2,3a,8a-tetrahydrofuro[2,3-b]benzofuran-2-one by oxidation and rearrangement.


Oxidation Alcohol Organic Chemistry Coumarin Allyl 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Sh. Rivilis
    • 1
  • A. A. Semenov
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of ChemistryAcademy of Sciences of the Moldavian SSRKishinev

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