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Base-induced cyclisations of naphthalenes into naphtho[2,3-c]pyrans. Application to stereospecific syntheses of (±)-isoeleutherin and (±)-deoxyquinone a dimethyl ether

Giles, R.G.F., Green, I.R., Hugo, V.I. and Mitchell, P.R.K. (1983) Base-induced cyclisations of naphthalenes into naphtho[2,3-c]pyrans. Application to stereospecific syntheses of (±)-isoeleutherin and (±)-deoxyquinone a dimethyl ether. Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications (1). pp. 51-52.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C39830000051
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Abstract

2-(Alk-2-enyl)-3-(1-hydroxyalkyl)-1,4-dimethoxynaphthalenes are cyclised and then oxidised to naphtho[2,3-c]pyran-5,10-quinones which are naturally occurring quinones or their derivatives.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Chemical Society
Copyright: © 1983 Royal Society of Chemistry
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/35657
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