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Molbank 2014, 2014(4), M835;


Department of Chemistry, Oklahoma State University, 107 Physical Sciences, Stillwater, OK 74078, USA
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Received: 25 September 2014 / Accepted: 10 October 2014 / Published: 17 October 2014
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An efficient and cost-effective synthesis of 4,5-dimethylbenzene-1,2-dimethanol is reported. The synthesis is accomplished in three steps with an overall yield of 80%. View Full-Text
Keywords: Diels-Alder reaction; dehydrogenation; reduction; reaction optimization Diels-Alder reaction; dehydrogenation; reduction; reaction optimization

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Gnanasekaran, K.K.; Bunce, R.A.; Berlin, K.D. 4,5-Dimethylbenzene-1,2-dimethanol. Molbank 2014, 2014, M835.

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