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Organic Chemistry International
Volume 2012, Article ID 810476, 7 pages
Research Article

Regioselective 5-exo-Trig Heterocyclization of 2-Allyl-1-naphthols under the Influence of N-Iodosuccinimide or Molecular Iodine in Aqueous Micelle

Department of Chemistry, Hooghly Mohsin College, P.O. Box Chinsurah, West Bengal, Hooghly 712101, India

Received 26 August 2012; Accepted 22 October 2012

Academic Editor: Kazuaki Ishihara

Copyright © 2012 Pradipta Kumar Basu and Amrita Ghosh. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Regioselective iodocyclization of a series of allylhydroxy naphthalene precursors involving N-iodosuccinimide and environment friendly green approach associated with surfactant-promoted molecular-iodine-mediated 5-exo-trig cyclization strategies has been explored.