Tetraaddition of PhLi to a ketocalixarene derivative

Lev Kuno, Noa Seri, Silvio E. Biali*

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Equation presented Reaction of a ketocatixarene with 2.2 equiv or an excess of PhLi affords diaddition and tetraaddition products, respectively. Ionic hydrogenation of the tetraalcohol 8a yields a calix[4]arene monosubstituted by phenyl groups at all four methylene bridges.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)1577-1580
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number8
StatePublished - 12 Apr 2007


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