Synthesis of Functionalized Coumarins

Document Type : Research Note


Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University, P.O. Box 19396-4716 Tehran, I.R. IRAN


The synthesis of functionalized 2-oxo-2H-coumarin derivatives has been studied by a one-pot reaction of o-hydroxybenzaldehyde, ethyl 2-bromoacetate and triphenylphosphine in the presence of catalytic amount of triethyl amine in EtOAc, water or under solvent free conditions. We have found the best results obtained under solvent free condition.


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