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Photochemical synthesis of phenanthrenes from 2-methoxystilbenes

Giles, R.G.F. and Sargent, M.V. (1974) Photochemical synthesis of phenanthrenes from 2-methoxystilbenes. Journal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1 . pp. 2447-2450.

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2-Methoxystilbenes undergo photocyclisation to phenanthrenes by a non-oxidative process involving the elimination of methanol.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Copyright: © 1974 Royal Society of Chemistry
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