Synthesis 1990; 1990(1): 78-81
DOI: 10.1055/s-1990-26794
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Facile Syntheses of 2-Ethenyl-1H-imidazoles

Shunsaku Ohta* , Masami Matsukawa, Norihiko Ohashi, Kayo Nagayama
  • *Kyoto Pharmaceutical University, Misasagi, Yamashina-ku, Kyoto 607, Japan
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Publication Date:
17 September 2002 (online)

2-Ethenyl-1H-imidazoles 6 were readily prepared by treating 2-(1-hydroxyalkyl)-1H-imidazoles 5 with hot acetic anhydride. Several convenient procedures to precursors of 6 are described.