Synthesis and Some Reactions of 3-Chloro-2-(cyanomethylene)-1,2-dihydroquinoxalinesAuthor(s): Craig A. Obafemi | Wolfgang Pfleiderer
Journal: Molecules ISSN 1420-3049
Volume: 9; Issue: 4; Start page: 223; Date: 2004;
Keywords: 2 | 3-Dichloroquinoxaline | ethoxycarbonylcyanomethylene- and dicyano- methylene-3-chloro-1 | 2-dihydroquinoxalines | betaine structures | spectroscopic data
2,3-Dichloroquinoxaline and some of its derivatives have been reacted with malononitrile and ethyl cyanoacetate to yield a variety of 3-chloro-2-(cyanomethylene)- 1,2-dihydroquinoxaline derivatives. The reaction of 3-chloro-2-(dicyanomethylene)-1,2- dihydroquinoxaline (2e) with pyridine and its methyl derivatives led to the zwitterionic structures 6a-6c. The structures of the newly synthesized compounds were assigned by spectroscopic data and elemental analyses.