2-Furoic acid, aluminum chloride and substituted benzenes give 6-substituted-l-naphthoic acids. For example, with chlorobenzene the product is 6-chloro-1-naphthoic acid; with anisole, 6-methoxy-1-naphthoic acid; with toluene, 6-methyl-1-naphthoic acid.
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McCorkle, M. and Turck, J. A. V. Jr.
"The Friedel-Crafts Reaction with Furans,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 43(1), 205-206.
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