Preparation of some substituted imidazo[1,2-a]pyridine derivatives

Andrew Shawcross, Stephen Stanforth

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)563-565
JournalJournal of Heterocyclic Chemistry
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1993


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