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Molecules 2015, 20(6), 10866-10872;

Selenium-Mediated Synthesis of Tetrasubstituted Naphthalenes through Rearrangement

School of Chemistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF10 3AT, UK
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Academic Editor: Thomas G. Back
Received: 11 May 2015 / Revised: 8 June 2015 / Accepted: 11 June 2015 / Published: 12 June 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Selenium Catalysts and Antioxidants)
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New β-keto ester substituted stilbene derivatives have been synthesized and cyclized with selenium electrophiles in the presence of Lewis acids. This now allows access to 1,2,3,4-tetrasubstituted naphthalene derivatives as cyclization and rearrangement products. View Full-Text
Keywords: naphthols; rearrangement; selenium naphthols; rearrangement; selenium

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Tancock, J.; Wirth, T. Selenium-Mediated Synthesis of Tetrasubstituted Naphthalenes through Rearrangement. Molecules 2015, 20, 10866-10872.

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