• Nuclear reduction of anthoxanthins - Complete removal of phenolic hydroxyl groups

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    • Keywords


      Flavone; Raney Nickel; Anhydrous Potassium Carbonate; Caustic Potash; Hydriodic Acid

    • Abstract


      Nuclear reduction of 7-hydroxy and 5-hydroxy flavones yieldsβ-4-hydroxy flavan whereas 3-methoxy-7-hydroxy flavone yields 3-methoxy flavone. The pyrone ring escapes further reduction if there should be a substituent.

    • Author Affiliations


      V N Gupta1 A C Jain1 T R Seshadri1

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