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Vanadium(III) chloride as an effective catalyst for the Pechmann reaction

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Good yields of substituted coumarins were obtained by a synthetic method involving the Pechmann reaction using vanadium(III)chloride (VCl3) reagent to effect this condensation under solvent-free conditions.

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Published in Khimiya Geterotsiklicheskikh Soedinenii, No. 2, pp. 197–200, February, 2006.

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Sunil Kumar, B., Kumar, P.S., Srinivasulu, N. et al. Vanadium(III) chloride as an effective catalyst for the Pechmann reaction. Chem Heterocycl Compd 42, 172–175 (2006).

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