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Molecules 2002, 7(2), 315-319; doi:10.3390/70200315

Synthesis of 6-Methoxy-1-oxaspiro[4,5]deca-6,9-diene-8-one

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University of Northern British Columbia, Department of Chemistry, 3333 University Way, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
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Received: 23 January 2002 / Revised: 25 February 2002 / Accepted: 26 February 2002 / Published: 28 February 2002
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The synthesis of a new spirolactone is described. The title compound is obtained as a white solid in 46% yield from 3-(4-hydroxy-2-methoxyphenyl)propanoic acid using [Bis(trifluoroacetoxy)iodo]benzene (PIFA) as the oxidant.
Keywords: Spiroannulation; oxidation; phenol; spirolactone; PIFA Spiroannulation; oxidation; phenol; spirolactone; PIFA
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Plourde, G.L.; Fisher, B.B. Synthesis of 6-Methoxy-1-oxaspiro[4,5]deca-6,9-diene-8-one. Molecules 2002, 7, 315-319.

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