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    • Keywords


      Methyl Ether; Quinol; Hydrobromic Acid; Anhydrous Potassium Carbonate; Aqueous Alkali

    • Abstract


      4:5:6-Trimethoxy-coumaranone is obtained from quercetagetol-tetramethyl ether by treatment with hydrobromic acid and methylation of the product. It is conveniently synthesised from 2:6-dimethoxy-quinol which undergoes Friedel and Craft’s reaction with chloracetyl chloride satisfactorily.

    • Author Affiliations


      K J Balakrishna1 T R Seshadri1 G Viswanath1

      1. From the Departments of Chemistry, Andhra and Delhi Universities, India
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