Ferrocenium Salts Mediate para-tert-Butylcalixarene Synthesis.

SP Bew, MR Cheesman, SV Sharma

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Abstract

Reaction of phenol (I) with trioxane (II) in the presence of a ferrocenium salt affords 4-tert-butylcalixarenes in a total amount of about 95%. As shown for compound (III) individual calix[4-9]arenes are isolated in 9—23% yield.
Original languageEnglish
JournalChemInform
Volume40
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2009

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