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Benzocyclization of 2,4-Hexadienoic Acids. Synthesis of (R)-(-)-Curcuphenol Acetate

Murali, D and Rao, Krishna GS (1987) Benzocyclization of 2,4-Hexadienoic Acids. Synthesis of (R)-(-)-Curcuphenol Acetate. In: Synthesis (3). pp. 254-256.

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A simple and general benzocyclization sequence, useful in the conversion of \alpha-methylene ketones/aldehydes 1a-f to phenolic acetates 6a-g via the dienoic acids 5a-g is presented. The technique has provided a new route to the terpenoids, thymol acetate (6f) and (R)-(-)-curcuphenol acetate (6g).

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Thieme Medical Publishers.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Organic Chemistry
Depositing User: Mr. Ramesh Chander
Date Deposited: 18 Mar 2008
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2008 13:13
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/13226

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