Acid-catalyzed synthesis of methylene-bridged (S)-tyrosine−phenol dimers

Sean P. Bew, David L. Hughes, Sunil Sharma

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The efficient synthesis of 2,2‘-arylmethylene dimers from 3-hydroxymethyl or 3-methoxymethyl-5-halo-(S)-tyrosines and para-substituted phenols under acid-catalyzed reaction conditions using either conventional or microwave-assisted protocols is described.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7881-7884
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 29 Sep 2006

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