One step and convenient preparations of 4-hydroxyretinal and 4- oxoretinal

Masaru Hashimoto, Yukari Fujimoto

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Treatment of all-trans-retinal with one and two equivalents of NBS in a mixture of CH3CN-CH2Cl2-H2O provide 4-hydroxyretinal and 4-oxoretinal, respectively, in good yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3793-3797
Number of pages5
JournalSynthetic Communications
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes


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  • Organic Chemistry

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