Synthesis of substituted phenanthrenes via intramolecular condensation based on temperature-dependent deprotonation using a weak carbonate base

Katrien Monsieurs, Geert Rombouts, Pál Tapolcsányi, Péter Mátyus, Bert U.W. Maes

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Abstract

Construction of substituted phenanthrenes via intramolecular condensation of 2′-methylbiphenyl-2-carbaldehydes using a mild base at 200 °C is described. The required high temperature can be quickly reached and easily maintained using microwave flash heating.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3225-3230
Number of pages6
JournalSynlett
Issue number19
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2006

Keywords

  • 11H-benzo[a]carbazole
  • Carbonate base
  • Condensation
  • Microwave irradiation
  • Phenanthrene
  • Suzuki reaction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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