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Lepidine (4-Methylquinoline)

Synthesis of lepidine from 4-anilinobutan-2-one in ethanol in the presence of HCl or FeCl3 has been reported. Nitration of lepidine has been reported.Lepidine, or 4-methylquinoline, is a heterocyclic aromatic organic compound. Its methyl group is fairly acidic, allowing for condensations to occur at this position, especially when the nitrogen is quaternized. It is used in the preparation of certain dyes.

Product Details

Category Heterocycles & Building Blocks
Price POA
CAS Number 491-35-0
Formula C10H9N
Molecular Weight 143.19
Purity 99.0%
Appearance colourless or yellow liquid
Availability In Stock
Storage Conditions Room temperature

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