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Haworth reaction

  • Jie Jack Li


Friedel-Crafts reaction of an arene with succinic anhydride is followed by reduction and an additional intramolecular Friedel-Crafts reaction to give tetralone. The entire process is called the Haworth reaction.


Mane Anhydride Auger Tetralone 


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  • Jie Jack Li
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  1. 1.Chemistry DepartmentPfizer Global Research and DevelopmentAnn ArborUSA

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