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Molbank 2013, 2013(2), M801; doi:10.3390/M801
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(R)-7-(Azepan-3-ylamino)-8-chloro-1-cyclopropyl-6-fluoro-4-oxo-1,4-dihydroquinoline-3-carboxylic Acid Hydrochloride

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R&D Center, Jiangsu Yabang Pharmaceutical Group, Changzhou 213200, China
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 15 April 2013 / Accepted: 13 May 2013 / Published: 22 May 2013
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In this paper (R)-7-(azepan-3-ylamino)-8-chloro-1-cyclopropyl-6-fluoro-4-oxo-1,4-dihydroquinoline-3-carboxylic acid hydrochloride 1 was isolated and identified as the N-substituted regioisomer of besifloxacin, which has been synthesized from the reaction of 8-chloro-1-cyclopropyl-6,7-difluoro-4-oxo-1,4-dihydroquinoline-3-carboxylic acid 3 with (R)-tert-butyl 3-aminoazepane-1-carboxylate 2 in acetonitrile as solvent in 37% yield. The chemical structure of compound 1 was established on the basis of 1H-NMR, 13C-NMR, mass spectrometry data and elemental analysis.
Keywords: besifloxacin; N-substituted regioisomer besifloxacin; N-substituted regioisomer
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Xia, Z.; Chen, Z.; Yu, S. (R)-7-(Azepan-3-ylamino)-8-chloro-1-cyclopropyl-6-fluoro-4-oxo-1,4-dihydroquinoline-3-carboxylic Acid Hydrochloride. Molbank 2013, 2013, M801.

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