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Selective acylation of oxygenated naphthalenes

Giles, R.G.F., Yorke, S.C., Green, I.R. and Hugo, V.I. (1984) Selective acylation of oxygenated naphthalenes. Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications (8). p. 554.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C39840000554
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Abstract

The synthesis of 1,4,5,7-teetraoxygenated naphthalenes is described, as well as their selective acylation at either C-3 or C-8 using either trifluoroacetic anhydride or acetic acid and trifluoroacetic anhydride; the potential of these reactions in the synthesis of naturally occurring naphthoquinones is referred to.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Chemical Society
Copyright: © 1984 Royal Society of Chemistry
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/35672
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