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Gould–Jacobs reaction

  • Jie Jack Li

The Gould–Jacobs reaction is a sequence of the following reactions: a. Substitution of an aniline with either alkoxy methylenemalonic ester or acyl malonic ester providing the anilinomethylenemalonic ester; b. Cyclization of to the 4-hydroxy-3-carboalkoxyquinoline (4-hydroxyquinolines exist predominantly in 4-oxoform); c. Saponification to form acid; d. Decarboxylation to give the 4-hydroxyquinoline. Extension could lead to unsubstituted parent heterocycles with fused pyridine ring of Skraup type.


Inorganic Chemistry Organic Chemistry Medical Research Pyridine Ring Heterocyclic Chemistry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept. Discovery ChemistryBristol-Myers Squibb CompanyWallingfordUSA

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