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      Sodium Hydroxide; Diazomethane; Methyl Ether; Methyl Alcohol; Dimethyl Sulphate

    • Abstract


      The action of diazomethane on herbacetin yields 3∶7∶8∶4′-tetramethylherbacetin. The pentamethyl ether is obtained by the further methylation of the above tetramethyl compound with dimethyl sulphate and sodium hydroxide in aqueous acetone medium.

    • Author Affiliations


      S Rangaswami1 P Suryaprakasa Rao1 T R Seshadri1

      1. Department of Chemistry, Andbra University, Wallair
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