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Study of chemical properties of diethynylarenes


Diacetylenic derivatives of hydrocarbons of the diphenylmethane and diphenylethane series react with ketones by the Favorskii reaction much more rapidly than do the corresponding monoacetylenic compounds, despite the formal breaking of the conjugation between the acetylenic groups in the molecule.

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Translated from Izvestiya Akademii Nauk SSSR, Seriya Khimicheskaya, No. 3, pp. 574–578, March, 1965

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Shergina, S.I., Zanina, A.S., Trotsenko, Z.P. et al. Study of chemical properties of diethynylarenes. Russ Chem Bull 14, 561–566 (1965).

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  • Hydrocarbon
  • Ketone
  • Chemical Property
  • Diphenylethane
  • Diphenylmethane