Nucleophilic ring cleavage of crown ethers, novel method for building up crown ether rings

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Abstract

The crown ether rings in 4-nitrobenzo-15-crown-5 and -18-crown-6 are cleaved by aqueous alkali affording long chain substituted pyrocatechols which proved to be good starting material for constructing crown ether rings other than the original one.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2705-2708
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume26
Issue number22
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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