Russian Chemical Bulletin

, Volume 46, Issue 7, pp 1281–1284 | Cite as

Synthesis of (2-hydroxy-5-nitrophenyl)di[1-(2-hydroxynaphthyl)]methane and 12-[1-(2-hydroxynaphthyl)]-10-nitro-12H-benzo[α]xanthene from of 5-nitrosalicylaldehyde derivatives and β-naphthol

  • L. Yu. Ukhin
  • O. V. Shishkin
Organic Chemistry


The reaction of the morpholinal or anil of 5-nitrosalicylaldehyde with β-naphthol yielded (2-hydroxy-5-nitrophenyl)di[1-(2-hydroxynaphthyl)]methane. Condensation of the latter compound in boiling nitromethane gave 12-[1-(2-hydroxynaphthyl)]-10-nitro-12H-benzo[α]xanthene.

Key words

morpholinal anil 5-nitrosalicylaldehyde β-naphthol (2-hydroxy-5-nitrophenyl)di[1-(2-hydroxynaphthyl)]methane 12-[1-(2-hydroxynaphthyl)]-10-nitro-12H-benzo[α]xanthene 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Yu. Ukhin
    • 1
  • O. V. Shishkin
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Physical and Organic ChemistryRostov State UniversityRostov-on-DonRussian Federation
  2. 2.A. N. Nesmeyanov Institute of Organoelement CompoundsRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussian Federation

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