Direct nitration of 3-arylamino-2-chloro-1,4-naphthoquinones

Thida Win, Sarit Yerushalmi, Shmuel Bittner

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A convenient two-step synthesis of mononitro and dinitro derivatives of the title compounds is reported. The Michael type addition of aromatic amines to 2,3-dichloro-1,4-naphthoquinone, is followed by mixed acids nitration to yield nitro aromatic quinones hard to get or unattainable before.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1631-1634
Number of pages4
Issue number10
StatePublished - 1 Jul 2005


  • Aromatic amines
  • Michael additions
  • Nitrations
  • Nitroquinones
  • Quinones

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry


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