Rearrangement of allyl aryl ethers II; Reaction of hydroquinone with a cycloalkenediols

Lajos Novák, Péter Kovács, Pál Kolonits, Michel Hanania, Jenö Fekete, Éva Szabó, Csaba Szántay

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Abstract

Cycloalkenobenzofurans 5 and 7 are prepared in one operation from hydroquinone 1 and cycloalkenediol 2 involving a sequence of acid-catalyzed formation of ether 3, 1,3- and/or 3,3-rearrangements, and acid-catalyzed intramolecular cyclization of 4 and 6 generated as intermediates.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)909-916
Number of pages8
JournalSynthesis
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1997

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry

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