Synthesis and some reactions of 4-nitro derivatives of imidazo[4,5-c]pyridin-2-ones

@article{Yutilov1986SynthesisAS,
  title={Synthesis and some reactions of 4-nitro derivatives of imidazo[4,5-c]pyridin-2-ones},
  author={Yu. M. Yutilov and I. A. Svertilova},
  journal={Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds},
  year={1986},
  volume={22},
  pages={80-85}
}
Imidazo[4,5-c]pyridine and its N-methyl derivatives do not undergo nitration, but the 2-oxo derivatives of these compounds are easily nitrated when heated. Some properties of the resulting 4-nitroimidazo[4,5-c]pyridin-2-ones have been studied.