The synthesis of axially chiral resorcinarenes from resorcinol monoalkyl ethers and aldehyde dimethylacetals

J. Y. Boxhall, P. C. B. Bulman Page, M. R. J. Elsegood, Yohan Chan, H. Heaney, K. E. Holmes, M. J. McGrath

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Abstract

Novel racemic tetraalkoxyresorcinarene derivatives can be prepared in good yields by boron trifluoride diethyl etherate-catalysed reactions of 1,1-dimethoxyalkanes with resorcinol monoalkyl ethers.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1002-1006
Number of pages5
JournalSynlett
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2003

Keywords

  • calixarenes
  • ACID
  • CALIX<4>RESORCINARENE DERIVATIVES
  • resorcinarenes
  • dimethylacetals
  • resorcinol monoalkyl ethers
  • boron trifluoride

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