• Nuclear reduction in the 5-position of anthoxanthins

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    • Keywords


      Flavone; Apigenin; Fisetin; Chrysin; Raney Nickel

    • Abstract


      Partial methyl ethers of chrysin, apigenin, galangin and quercetin have been subjected to nuclear reduction in the 5-position through their tosyloxy compounds. The products are 7-methoxy flavone, pratol methyl ether, 3:7-dimethoxy flavone and fisetin tetramethyl ether respectively.

    • Author Affiliations


      A C Jain1 T R Seshadri1

      1. From the Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi, Delhi
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