Synthesis and chemiluminescent activity of 8,9-dihydrobenzo[g]pyridazino[4,5-b]indole-7,10(11h)-diones

Masateru Kurumi, Kenji Sasaki, Hiroko Takata, Taiji Nakayama

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    Substituted and unsubstituted naphthylamines were transformed into the corresponding triazole derivatives, which were converted to dimethyl 1H-benz[g]indole-2,3-dicarboxylates by photocyclization. The reaction of the diesters with hydrazine hydrate gave the corresponding 8,9-dihydrobenzo[g]pyridazino[4,5-b]indole-7,10(11H)-diones (5). One of compounds 5 was found to have chemiluminescent activity similar to luminol.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)629-632
    Number of pages4
    JournalJournal of Heterocyclic Chemistry
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2001

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Organic Chemistry


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