An efficient one-pot three-component process for the preparation of 2-pyridones from a carbonyl compound, ammonia, and methyl propiolate has been found which provides ready access to a key intermediate in the synthesis of huperzine A.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1990|
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