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Synthesis of 2,2-Dimethylhydrazonebut-2-enenitriles and [(2,2-Dimethylhydrazono)methyl]phenylacrylonitriles for Development of Antimicrobial Fluorescent Dyes


To obtain new potential antimicrobial dyes and possible photosensitizers from the polymethine-nitrile dyes, a series of reactions of some dialdehydes dimethylhydrazones with various nitrile-containing reagents was carried out. As a result, 4-(2,2-dimethylhydrazono)but-2-enenitriles and 3-{4-[(2,2-dimethylhydrazono)methyl]phenyl}acrylonitriles were obtained and some of their photophysical properties were studied.

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Maryasov, M.A., Davydova, V.V., Nasakin, O.E. et al. Synthesis of 2,2-Dimethylhydrazonebut-2-enenitriles and [(2,2-Dimethylhydrazono)methyl]phenylacrylonitriles for Development of Antimicrobial Fluorescent Dyes. Russ J Gen Chem 91, 1613–1618 (2021).

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  • polymethine-nitrile dyes
  • photosensitizers
  • but-2-enenitriles
  • acrylonitriles
  • dimethylhydrazones
  • ethene-1,1,2,2-tetracarbonitrile