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Molbank 2013, 2013(1), M796; doi:10.3390/M796
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4'-Bromophenyl Triptycene-2,5-diol

1, 1,*  and 2
1 Department of Industrial Chemistry, School of Chemical Sciences, Jnana Sahyadri, Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta 577451, Shimoga, Karnataka, India 2 Department of Chemistry and Center of Excellence in Polymer Science, Karnatak University, Dharwad 580003, India
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Received: 8 January 2013 / Accepted: 28 February 2013 / Published: 6 March 2013
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Diels Alder reaction of 4-bromophenylquinone (Br-PQ) with anthracene, followed by reduction affords the desired 4'-bromophenyl triptycene-2,5-diol (T-Br-PH). The described synthesis represents a simple and efficient method for the construction of a triptycene ring with a bromophenyl pendant. The intermediate and the final compound (T-Br-PH) have been characterized by elemental analysis, NMR, and LCMS techniques.
Keywords: Diels-Alder reaction; benzoquinone; triptycene Diels-Alder reaction; benzoquinone; triptycene
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Ganesh, S.D.; Pai, K.V.; Karidurganavar, M.Y. 4'-Bromophenyl Triptycene-2,5-diol. Molbank 2013, 2013, M796.

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