The Synthesis and Spectral Properties of Benzofuran Derivative bis-Chalcone

  • Neslihan Beyazit Mustafa Kemal University, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Hatay, Turkey


Khellin, a natural furanochromone, was isolated from the fruits of Ammi visnaga L. by using a rapid and easy technique. It was then hydrolyzed with 10% KOH to obtain khellinone. From the Claisen-Schmidt condensation of khellinone with terephthalaldehyde, a new benzofuran derivative bis-chalcone was synthesized and its spectroscopic properties were investigated in details.


Khellin; Khellinone; Ammi visnaga L.; Claisen Schmidt condensation; Bis-chalcone

DOI: 10.17350/HJSE19030000067

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Beyazit, N. (2017). The Synthesis and Spectral Properties of Benzofuran Derivative bis-Chalcone. Hittite Journal of Science & Engineering, 5(1), 69-73. Retrieved from