|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:||Jan 21, 1980|
|Claims:||1. A compound of the formula ##STR4## wherein Q is hydrogen, bromine or iodine, |
X and X' are individually hydrogen, fluorine, chlorine, bromine or carboxyl.
2. 6,7-Dihydro-3-phenyl-5 H-indeno[5,6-b]furan according to claim 1.