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Naphthomoles. 7. Synthesis of 4,11-dimethoxynaphtho[2,3-f]indole-5,10-dione and 4-methoxynaphtho[2,3-f]-indole-5,10-dione


4,11-Dimethoxynaphtho[2,3-f]indole-5,10-dione and 4-methoxynaphtho[2,3-f[indole-5,10-dione have been synthesized by the Leimgruber-Batcho reaction from 1,4-dimethoxy-2-methyl-3-nitroanthraquinone.

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Russian University of Chemical Technology, Moscow 125190. Center for Drug Chemistry, All-Russian Scientific Research Institute for Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Moscow 119815. Translated from Khimiya Geterotsklicheskikh Soedinenii, No. 8, pp. 1050–1054, August, 1996. Original article submitted March 20, 1996.

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Shchekotikhin, A.E., Buyanov, V.N., Turchin, K.F. et al. Naphthomoles. 7. Synthesis of 4,11-dimethoxynaphtho[2,3-f]indole-5,10-dione and 4-methoxynaphtho[2,3-f]-indole-5,10-dione. Chem Heterocycl Compd 32, 902–906 (1996).

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