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Chemical and Photochemical Synthesis of Substituted Dihydro-thieno[2',3':4,5]thieno[2,3-c]quinolin-6-ones and Tetrahydro-dithieno[2,3-b:2',3'-d]thieno[2'',3''c:2'',3''c’]diquinolin-6,14-dione
Molecules 2005, 10(1), 289-294; doi:10.3390/10010289

An Electron Transfer Approach to the Preparation of Highly Functionalized Anthraquinones

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aboratoire de Chimie Organique Pharmaceutique, CNRS–UMR 6517, Faculté de Pharmacie, 27 Bd Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cx 5, France
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Received: 24 August 2004 / Accepted: 23 September 2004 / Published: 31 January 2005
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Hypervalent Iodine)
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A series of highly functionalized quinones was prepared by an original reaction of 2,3-bis(chloromethyl)-1,4-dimethoxyanthraquinone (6) with various nitronate anions under electron transfer reaction conditions.
Keywords: Anthraquinones; electron transfer; anthracyclines. Anthraquinones; electron transfer; anthracyclines.
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Beziane, A.; Terme, T.; Vanelle, P. An Electron Transfer Approach to the Preparation of Highly Functionalized Anthraquinones. Molecules 2005, 10, 289-294.

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