A Chalcones: Promising Precursor in Chemistry of Heterocycles -Short Review



  • Shrikrishna Tupare Anandibai Pradhan Science College, Nagothane- Roha, Raigad 402106, MS, India https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4228-6911
  • Pravin Chavan Doshi Vakil Arts College, G.C.U.B. Science & Commerce College


Chalcones, flavonoids, pigment, precursor, biological activities


Chalcones derivatives are α, β-unsaturated ketones with the reactive ketoethylenic i.e.1, 3- diaryl-2- propen-1-ones (Ar-CH=CH-CO-Ar) group. They are coloured used as a natural pigment. It is one of the most important classes of flavonoids & iso-flavonoids across the whole edible plant kingdom. It is the oldest but remains popular in the 21st century due to a large number of replaceable hydrogens that allows a large number of derivatives. They bear excellent quality precursors because of this reason a variety of new heterocyclic compounds were synthesized. The purpose of this review is to provide an overview of some derivatives of chalcones.


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Shrikrishna Tupare, Anandibai Pradhan Science College, Nagothane- Roha, Raigad 402106, MS, India

Associate prof, Department of Chemistry


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Tupare, S. ., & Chavan, P. (2020). A Chalcones: Promising Precursor in Chemistry of Heterocycles -Short Review: Chalcones. To Chemistry Journal, 6, 85-97. Retrieved from https://purkh.com/index.php/tochem/article/view/818



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