Synthesis of quinones from hydroquinone dimethyl ethers. Oxidative demethylation with cobalt(III) fluoride

Ayumi Tomatsu, Syunji Takemura, Kimiko Hashimoto, Masaya Nakata

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Abstract

The oxidative demethylation of 1,4-dimethoxynaphthalene and 1,4- dimethoxybenzene derivatives with cobalt(III) fluoride proceeded in good to excellent yield to afford the corresponding naphthoquinone and benzoquinone derivatives.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1474-1476
Number of pages3
JournalSynlett
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1999

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Quinones
Cobalt
Fluorides
Derivatives
Naphthoquinones
1,4-dimethoxybenzene
benzoquinone

Keywords

  • Cobalt(III) fluoride
  • Hydroquinone dimethyl ethers
  • Oxidative demethylation
  • Quinones
  • Reduction potential

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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Tomatsu, A., Takemura, S., Hashimoto, K., & Nakata, M. (1999). Synthesis of quinones from hydroquinone dimethyl ethers. Oxidative demethylation with cobalt(III) fluoride. Synlett, (9), 1474-1476.

Synthesis of quinones from hydroquinone dimethyl ethers. Oxidative demethylation with cobalt(III) fluoride. / Tomatsu, Ayumi; Takemura, Syunji; Hashimoto, Kimiko; Nakata, Masaya.

In: Synlett, No. 9, 1999, p. 1474-1476.

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Tomatsu, A, Takemura, S, Hashimoto, K & Nakata, M 1999, 'Synthesis of quinones from hydroquinone dimethyl ethers. Oxidative demethylation with cobalt(III) fluoride', Synlett, no. 9, pp. 1474-1476.
Tomatsu, Ayumi ; Takemura, Syunji ; Hashimoto, Kimiko ; Nakata, Masaya. / Synthesis of quinones from hydroquinone dimethyl ethers. Oxidative demethylation with cobalt(III) fluoride. In: Synlett. 1999 ; No. 9. pp. 1474-1476.
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