Synthesis of 4,5-Dimethoxy-o-benzoquinone by Formal [4+2] Cyclization of 2,3-Dimethoxy-1,3-butadiene with Oxalyl Chloride

Author(s): Gerson Mroβ, Peter Langer.

Journal Name: Letters in Organic Chemistry

Volume 6 , Issue 3 , 2009

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Abstract:

The cyclization of 2,3-dimethoxy-1,3-butadiene with oxalyl chloride provides a new method for the synthesis of 4,5-dimethoxy-o-benzoquinone.

Keywords: Arenes, cyclizations, oxalyl derivatives, enol ethers, quinines

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VOLUME: 6
ISSUE: 3
Year: 2009
Page: [189 - 190]
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.2174/157017809787893055
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