A Novel Method for Synthesis of Substituted Naphthofurans and Naphthopyrans

Document Type : Research Article


1 Department of Chemistry, Sharif University of Technology, P.O. Box 11365-8693, Tehran, I.R. IRAN

2 Chemistry and chemical Engineering Research Center of Iran, P.O. Box 14355-186, Tehran, I.R. IRAN



Substituted naphthofurans and naphthopyrans were constructed at high temperature from allyl or propargyl naphthyl ethers via Claisen rearrangement in moderate to good yields. Also, substituted (trimethylsilyl)-naphthofurans were synthesized from the corresponding naphtofurans.


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