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Generated: June 18, 2018

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Details for Patent: 4,154,848

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Title: 3-Naphthyl-2-nitrobenzofurans
Abstract:2-Nitrobenzofurans in which the furan ring is either fused to or substituted by a fused bicyclic system, which are active as antimicrobial agents, processes for their use and intermediates therefor are described.
Inventor(s): Scherrer; Robert A. (White Bear Lake, MN), Stern; Richard M. (Cottage Grove, MN)
Assignee: Riker Laboratories, Inc. (Northridge, CA)
Filing Date:Sep 19, 1978
Application Number:05/943,690
Claims:1. A compound of the formula ##STR4## wherein Y is hydrogen, fluorine, chlorine, bromine, carboxyl or carboxymethyl, and, when the compound contains a carboxyl function, pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof.

2. 3-(2-Naphthyl)-2-nitro-5-(4-carboxymethyl)benzofuran according to claim 1.

3. A method for arresting or inhibiting the growth of bacteria comprising contacting bacteria with a compound according to claim 1 in an amount sufficient to arrest or inhibit the growth of said bacteria.

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