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    • Keywords


      Flavone; Eugenol; Fisetin; Aqueous Sodium Hydroxide; Hexamine

    • Abstract


      Employing the two stage process of ortho-oxidation eugenol is converted into 5-hydroxy eugenol. Methylation of this yield elemicin and methylenation myristicin. This constitutes the most convenient synthesis of these naturally occurring compounds and is highly significant from the point of view of biogenesis.

    • Author Affiliations


      K Visweswara Rao1 T R Seshadri1 T R Thiruvengadam1

      1. Department of Chemistry, Andhra University, Waltair
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