The reaction of phenacyl benzoate derivatives with acetamide at about 140° in the presence of BF 3 catalyst gave 2-aryl-4-phenyloxazoles. This method can be applied to the preparation of 2-alkyl-4-phenyloxazoles as well.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Chinese Chemical Letters|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1997|