Intramolecular oxidative transformations of l,4-diaryl-2,3-dimethyl-2,3-epoxybutane with DDQ

Published

Journal Article

Treatment of 1,4-diaryl-2,3-dimethyl-2,3-epoxide of butane(l) with 2,3- dichloro-5. 6-dicyano-1. 4-benzoquinone(DDQ) in trifluoroacetic acid (TFA) furnishes a new benzofuran type lignan (2). The structure of (2) was established by MS, IR, UV and NMR spectra, and X-ray crystallographic analysis.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Chang, JB; McPhail, AT; Kong, M; Xie, JX

Published Date

  • December 1, 1996

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 7 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 691 - 692

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1001-8417

Citation Source

  • Scopus