Synthesis 1990; 1990(6): 539-540
DOI: 10.1055/s-1990-26934
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A Convenient Synthesis of 2-Aminonaphthalene-1-thiol

Peter S. Belica* , Percy S. Manchand
  • *Chemistry Research Department, Hoffmann-La Roche Inc., Nutley, NJ 07110, USA
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17 September 2002 (online)

Reaction of 2-acetamidonaphthalene with sulfur monochloride gives the corresponding naphthothiazathiolium chloride, which on sequential hydrolyses with sodium bicarbonate and sodium hydroxide affords 2-aminonaphthalene-1-thiol.