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Molbank 2016, 2016(1), M884;


Grupo de Investigación en Macromoléculas, Departamento de Química, Universidad Nacional de Colombia–Sede Bogotá, Carrera 45 # 26-85, A.A. 5997, Bogotá, Colombia
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Academic Editor: Norbert Haider
Received: 16 December 2015 / Revised: 4 January 2016 / Accepted: 5 January 2016 / Published: 12 January 2016
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The title compound 9-(4-hydroxybutyl)-3,3,6,6-tetramethyl-3,4,5,6,7,9-hexahydro-1H-xanthene-1,8(2H)-dione was synthesized in 72% yield through a simple, convenient and environmentally friendly one-pot reaction between dimedone and 3,4-dihydro-2H-pyran in aqueous citric acid. Additionally, a plausible reaction mechanism for the formation of the target xanthene is proposed. View Full-Text
Keywords: dimedone; Knoevenagel condensation; Michael addition; citric acid dimedone; Knoevenagel condensation; Michael addition; citric acid

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Navarro, C.A.; Sierra, C.; Ochoa-Puentes, C. 9-(4-Hydroxybutyl)-3,3,6,6-tetramethyl-3,4,5,6,7,9-hexahydro-1H-xanthene-1,8(2H)-dione. Molbank 2016, 2016, M884.

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