Multiple reductive cleavage of calixarene diethyl phosphate esters: A route to [1n]metacyclophanes

Zafrir Goren, Silvio E. Biali*

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Abstract

The OH groups of p-t-butylcalix[n]arene (n= 4 and 8) were converted into diethyl phosphate esters and reductively cleaved by treatment with K/NH3 to yield tetra-p-t-butyl[14]- and octa-p-t-butyl[18]metacyclophanes (4) and (7).

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)1484-1487
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1990

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