Synthesis of Oxazolo-, Thiazolo-, Pyrazolo-, and Imidazo-Fused Heterocycles by Multi-Component Reactions (Part 2)
Mohamed R. Shaaban and Ahmed H.M. Elwahy
Affiliation: Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt.
Keywords: Fused heterocycles, imidazole, multicomponent reactions, oxazole, pyrazole, thiazole.
Development of efficient routes to many kinds of fused heterocycles is an attractive area of research since these compounds
constitute one of the most interesting divisions of organic chemistry. A majority of the compounds produced by nature as well as significant
numbers of compounds synthesized in the industrial sector each year have heterocyclic rings as part of their structures. This survey
research works on the specific synthesis of oxazolo-, thiazolo-, pyrazolo- and imidazo-fused heterocycles by multi-component reactions
over the last ten years. Different approaches for the synthesis of such systems are discussed.
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