An expedient one-pot synthesis of para-tert-butylcalix[8]- and [9]arene

Sean P. Bew, Sunil V. Sharma

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We report the first efficient synthesis of para-tert-butylcalix[8]arene and -[9]arene via an exceptionally straightforward innovative protocol that takes place at ambient temperature, employing readily available tin(iv) chloride and s-trioxane. © The Royal Society of Chemistry.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)975-977
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2007

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