A simple methodology has been developed for the synthesis of o-phenolic-l,4-diketones from the o-phenolicl,
3-diketones. The reaction performed in the presence of organozinc reagents under mild conditions afforded the products
l,4-diketones in moderate yields.
Keywords: o-Phenolic-l, 3-diketones, organozinc reagents, trifluoroacetic acid, diiodomethane, chain extension reaction, ophenolic-
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