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Molbank 2010, 2010(1), M648; doi:10.3390/M648
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3-Methyl-4,5,6,7-tetrahydro-1-benzothiophene-2-carboxylic Acid

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1 Syngene Intl. Ltd., Biocon Park, Plot No.2&3, Bommasandra IV phase, Jigani Link Road, Bangalore-560 099, India 2 Department of Polymer Chemistry, University of Madras, Gundy Campus, Chennai-600 025, India
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Received: 1 December 2009 / Accepted: 24 December 2009 / Published: 6 January 2010
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3-Methyl-4,5,6,7-tetrahydro-1-benzothiophene-2-carboxylic acid was synthesized chemoselectively from 3-formyl-4,5,6,7-tetrahydro-1-benzothiophene-2-carboxylic acid, using Et3SiH/I2 as a reducing agent. The title compound was characterized by IR, 1H NMR, 13C NMR and LCMS.
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Jayaraman, S.R.; Sridharan, M.; Nagappan, R. 3-Methyl-4,5,6,7-tetrahydro-1-benzothiophene-2-carboxylic Acid. Molbank 2010, 2010, M648.

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