Department of Chemistry
Highly efficient synthesis of extended triptycenes via Diels–Alder cycloaddition in water under microwave radiation
Microwave-irradiated Diels-Alder reactions of anthracene and endoxides (6a-g) in water afforded the cycloadducts (8a-g) with high efficiencies. The extended triptycenes (2a-g) were readily obtained by dehydration of 8a-g in a mixture of AcOH and Ac2O with good overall yields. © 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Dehydration, Diels-Alder cycloaddition, Endoxides, Extended triptycene, Microwave
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Pei, B., & Lee, A. (2010). Highly efficient synthesis of extended triptycenes via Diels–Alder cycloaddition in water under microwave radiation. Tetrahedron Letters, 51 (34), 4519-4522. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tetlet.2010.06.097