III. Synthesis of the flavylium salt 7, 11-dihydroxycoumestanevia
The synthesis of an isomer of the natural phytoestrogen coumestrol, 7,11-dihydroxycoumestane, by the oxidation of the corresponding flavylium chloride has been described. 7,11-Dihydroxycoumestane was identified as the diacetate.
KeywordsGlacial Acetic Acid Diacetate Phenolic Hydroxyl Potassium Carbonate Benzyl Chloride
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