Convenient one-pot synthesis of symmetrical xanthenes

L. Novak, P. Kovacs, G. Pirok, P. Kolonits, E. Szabo, E. Fekete, V. Weiszfeiler, C. Szantay

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A new method is described for the preparation of symmetrically substituted xanthenes 12. They were obtained by consecutive rearrangements and intramolecular cyclizations of allyl aryl ethers 3 formed in situ from hydroquinone derivatives 1 and methallyl alcohol (2).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)693-698
Number of pages6
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry

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    Novak, L., Kovacs, P., Pirok, G., Kolonits, P., Szabo, E., Fekete, E., Weiszfeiler, V., & Szantay, C. (1995). Convenient one-pot synthesis of symmetrical xanthenes. Synthesis, (6), 693-698.