A General Synthesis of Disubstituted Rubicenes

Mario Smet, Rameshwer Shukla, L. Fülöp, Wim Dehaen

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Abstract

The synthesis of novel disubstituted rnbicenes 1a-k is described. Starting from 1,5-dichloroanthraquinone and aryllithium reagents 3, the diol adducts 4 are reduced and the resulting diarylanthracenes 5 are cyclized to afford the title compounds in fair to good overall yield.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2769-2773
Number of pages5
JournalEuropean Journal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1998

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1,5-dichloroanthraquinone

Keywords

  • Arenes
  • Cyclization
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
  • Rubicenes
  • Synthetic methods

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  • Organic Chemistry

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Smet, M., Shukla, R., Fülöp, L., & Dehaen, W. (1998). A General Synthesis of Disubstituted Rubicenes. European Journal of Organic Chemistry, (12), 2769-2773.

A General Synthesis of Disubstituted Rubicenes. / Smet, Mario; Shukla, Rameshwer; Fülöp, L.; Dehaen, Wim.

In: European Journal of Organic Chemistry, No. 12, 1998, p. 2769-2773.

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Smet, M, Shukla, R, Fülöp, L & Dehaen, W 1998, 'A General Synthesis of Disubstituted Rubicenes', European Journal of Organic Chemistry, no. 12, pp. 2769-2773.
Smet, Mario ; Shukla, Rameshwer ; Fülöp, L. ; Dehaen, Wim. / A General Synthesis of Disubstituted Rubicenes. In: European Journal of Organic Chemistry. 1998 ; No. 12. pp. 2769-2773.
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