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    • Keywords


      Fries reaction; beta-naphthyl cinnamate; dearylative cyclization; 9-hydroxy-phenalen-l-one; aluminum chloride

    • Abstract


      Reaction of β-naphthyl cinnamate with anhydrous aluminum chloride afforded 9-hydroxyphenalenone5 by a Fries rearrangement followed bya dearylative cyclisation. 9-Hydroxy-3-phenyl-2,3-dihydrophenaIen-l-one7 was identified as an intermediate.

    • Author Affiliations


      T Manimaran1 T Jayachandran1 V T Ramakrishnan1 2

      1. Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Madras, Madras - 600 025, India
      2. Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois, Chicago Circle, Illinois - 60680, USA
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  • Journal of Chemical Sciences | News

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