DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1590906
© Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart · New York

A Convenient Method for the Synthesis of Imidazo[1,2-a]pyridines with a New Approach

Saeed Balalaie*a, b, Fatemeh Derakhshan-Panaha, c, Mohammad Ali Zolfigol*c, Frank Romingerd
  • aPeptide Chemistry Research Center, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, P.O. Box 15875-4416, Tehran, Iran   Email:
  • bMedical Biology Research Center, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
  • cDepartment of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan, Iran   Email:   Email:
  • dOrganisch-Chemisches Institut der Universität Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 270, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
We are grateful to the Iran National Science Foundation (INSF, Grant No. 96003234) for financial support.
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Publication History

Received: 05 July 2017

Accepted after revision: 19 August 2017

Publication Date:
05 September 2017 (eFirst)

Dedicated to Prof. Gebhard Haberhauer on the occasion of his birthday


A new approach for the efficient synthesis of imidazo[1,2-a]pyridines is described. The synthesis was carried out via the reaction of functionalized 2-aminopyridine that were formed through a three-component reaction and phenacyl bromide derivatives.

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