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Nuclear oxidation in flavones and related compounds

Part L. A Synthesis of Ravenelin
  • V. K. Ahluwalia
  • T. R. Seshadri
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Summary

2-Hydroxy-6-methoxy benzoic acid condenses with orcinol giving rise to (1) 1-hydroxy-3-methyl-8-methoxy xanthone and (2) 1: 8-dihydroxy-3-methyl xanthone. The second is also obtained from γ-resorcylic acid. The first undergoes nuclear oxidation with alkaline persulphate to yield ravenelin-8-methyl ether which is demethylated to ravenelin.

Keywords

Phloroglucinol Xanthone Zinc Chloride Orcinol Phosphorus Oxychloride 
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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1956

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  • V. K. Ahluwalia
  • T. R. Seshadri

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