|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 Grous, 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 and |
Y is carboxyl or carboxymethyl.
2. 3-(2-Naphthyl)-5-(carboxymethyl)benzofuran according to claim 1.