A simple route to derivatives of benzo[j]fluoranthene

Tate, D.J. and Abdelbasit, M. and Kilner, C.A. and Shepherd, H.J. and Warriner, S.L. and Bushby, R.J. (2014) A simple route to derivatives of benzo[j]fluoranthene. Tetrahedron, 70 (1). pp. 67-74. ISSN 00404020 (ISSN). (doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tet.2013.11.029) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

3,6,8,11-Tetramethoxybenzo[j]fluoranthene can be made from 1,6-dimethoxynaphthalene in a one-pot ferric chloride oxidation/methanol reduction procedure. The reaction is tolerant of the presence of substituents in the 7-position of the naphthalene nucleus and provides a quick and easy route to these particular benzo[j]fluoranthenes. The reactions presumably proceed through initial formation of a bond between the 4-positions of two naphthalene molecules followed by closure of the five-membered ring. Indeed in one case some 4,4�-binaphthyl was isolated from the reaction mixture and it was generally found that better yields of the benzo[j]fluoranthrenes were obtained starting from the 4,4�-binaphthyl rather than by using the naphthalene as the starting material. In an analogous manner to the ring-closure of the 4,4�-binaphthyls, starting from a hexakisalkoxyphenylnaphthalene, a hexakisalkoxyfluoranthene could be obtained. © 2013 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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Uncontrolled keywords: Benzo[j]fluoranthene, Ferric chloride, Fluoranthene, Scholl reaction, 1 (3',4' bis(hexyloxy)phenyl) 2,3,6,7 tetrakis(hexyloxy) naphthalene, 1 bromo 2,3,6,7 tetrakis(hexyloxy)naphthalene, 1,2,5,6,8,9 hexakis(hexyloxy)fluoranthene, 1,6 dimethoxy 7 (4 methoxyphenyl)naphthalene, 1,6,7 trimethoxynaphthalene, 2 (4,7 dimethoxynaphthalen 1 yl) 4,4,5,5 tetramethyl[1,3,2]dioxaborolane, 2,3,6,7 tetrakis(hexyloxy)naphthalene, 2,3,6,7 tetramethoxynaphthalene, 3 chloro 1,2,5,6,8,9 hexakis(hexyloxy)fluoranthene, 3,5,6,8,10,11 hexamethoxybenzo[j]fluoranthene, 3,6 dibromo 2,7 dihydroxynaphthalene, 3,6 dibromo 2,7 dimethoxynaphthalene, 3,6,8,11 tetramethoxybenzo[j]fluoranthene, 4 iodo 1,6 dimethoxynaphthalene, 4,7,4',7' tetramethoxy[1,1']binaphthalenyl, 5,10 dibromo 3,6,8,11 tetramethoxybenzo[j]fluoranthene, 6,6 dibromo 4,4',7,7' tetramethoxy 1,1' binapthalene, 7 bromo 1,6 dimethoxynaphthalene, 7 iodo 1,6 dimethoxynaphthalene, benzo j fluoranthene derivative, ferric chloride, fluoranthene, methanol, naphthalene, unclassified drug, article, carbon nuclear magnetic resonance, drug structure, drug synthesis, oxidation reduction reaction, priority journal, proton nuclear magnetic resonance, thin layer chromatography
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry > QD156 Inorganic synthesis
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Physical Sciences > Functional Materials Group
Depositing User: Giles Tarver
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2015 16:16 UTC
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2015 16:16 UTC
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