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    • Keywords


      Emodin; Methyl Ether; Persulphate; Aqueous Sodium Hydroxide; Quinol

    • Abstract


      2-Methylanthraquinones with the 1∶4-dihydroxy system are conveniently prepared by the persulphate oxidation of the intermediate benzoylbenzoic acids and subsequent ring closure. 2-Methylquinizarin, islandicin and cynodontin have been prepared by this method as typical examples.

    • Author Affiliations


      S Neelakantan1 T R Rajagopalan1 T R Seshadri1

      1. Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi, Delhi
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