Intramolecular SNAr reactions in a large-ring Ketocalix[6]arene

Katerina Kogan, Silvio E. Biali*

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Ketocalix[6]arene 2e was prepared by CrO3 oxidation of the methylene groups of 2a, followed by hydrolysis of the acetate groups. 2e undergoes intramolecular SNAr reactions under the usual methylation conditions (Mel, base), yielding mono- and dixanthone calixarene derivatives.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)2393-2396
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number12
StatePublished - 7 Jun 2007


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