Ultrasound Assisted Selective Reduction of Chalcones to Dihydrochalcones by Zn/HOAc

Author(s): Liang Zhang, Weige Zhang, Xin Wang, Kai Bao, Guodong Lu, Jinshun Lin.

Journal Name: Letters in Organic Chemistry

Volume 5 , Issue 5 , 2008

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Abstract:

An efficient ultrasound assisted method has been developed for the chemoselective synthesis of dihydrochalcones from chalcones using Zn/HOAc as a reductive system. Under the reaction conditions, isolated double bonds, benzyloxy groups and aromatic halides are found to remain unaffected.

Keywords: Chemoselective reduction, dihydrochalcones, chalcones, ultrasound, Zn/HOAc

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VOLUME: 5
ISSUE: 5
Year: 2008
Page: [370 - 373]
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.2174/157017808784872025
Price: $65

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