Convenient access to meso benzylic bis-alkynes

Philip Bulman Page, Richard Stephenson, James Harvey, Annie-Claude Gaumont, Carole Alayrac, Alexandra Slawin

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Abstract

meso bis-Alkynes and alkenes have potential as substrates for desymmetrization processes. The preparation of several meso bis(1’-hydroxy-2’-propynyl)benzenes and their derivatives from phthalaldehydes using inexpensive and readily available reagents is described
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)961-964
Number of pages4
JournalSynlett
Volume27
Issue number06
Early online date11 Jan 2016
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Jan 2016

Keywords

  • meso
  • desymmetrization
  • bisalkyne
  • phthalaldehyde

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