Widman-Stoermer synthesis

What is Widman-Stoermer synthesis?

The Widman-Stoermer synthesis is a chemical process that involves obtaining cinnolines through the cyclization of diazotized o-aminoarylethylenes at room temperature.

Widman-Stoermer synthesis

References

  • Widman, O. (1884), Ueber die Einwirkung von salpetriger Säure auf die Amidooxypropyl- und die Amidopropenylbenzoësäure. [On the effect of nitrous acid on amidooxypropyl and amidopropenylbenzoic acids.] Ber. Dtsch. Chem. Ges., 17: 722-727. https://doi.org/10.1002/cber.188401701196
  • Stoermer, R. and Fincke, H. (1909), Eine neue Synthese von Cinnolin-Derivaten. [A new synthesis of cinnoline derivatives.] Ber. Dtsch. Chem. Ges., 42: 3115-3132. https://doi.org/10.1002/cber.19090420331
  • Stoermer, R. and Gaus, O. (1912), Zur Kenntnis der Cinnolin-Synthesen. 4-Anisyl-cinnolin. [To the knowledge of cinnoline syntheses. 4-Anisyl-cinnoline] Ber. Dtsch. Chem. Ges., 45: 3104-3113. https://doi.org/10.1002/cber.19120450340
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