Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 53, Issue 2, pp 310–311 | Cite as

Synthesis of Betulin Dibenzoate and Diphthalate

  • V. A. Levdanskii
  • A. V. Levdanskii
  • B. N. Kuznetsov

Betulin-3,28-dibenzoate and -3,28-diphthalate were synthesized for the first time by reacting betulin with melts of benzoic and phthalic acids at 190–200°C for 5 min.


betulin benzoic acid phthalic acid melt esterification betulin-3,28-dibenzoate betulin-3,28-diphthalate 



The work was supported financially by the Ministry of Education of Russia (Project RFMEF160714X0031). Instruments at the Krasnoyarsk Regional Center for Collective Use, SB, RAS, were used.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. A. Levdanskii
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. V. Levdanskii
    • 1
  • B. N. Kuznetsov
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesKrasnoyarskRussia
  2. 2.Siberian Federal UniversityKrasnoyarskRussia

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