2-Bromopyridine derivatives 2a-2c were prepared. Compounds 2b and 2c and ammonia yielded aminopyridines 3b and 3c which were converted to imidazo[1,2-a]pyridine derivatives 4b and 4c. Compound 4b was nitrated giving the analogue 5b of metronidazole 1.
|Journal||Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 1993|