Synthesis and Characterization of [6](9,10)Anthracenophane

Tobe Yoshito*, Naoto Utsumi, Shinji Saiki, Koichiro Naemura

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Extremely air- and acid-sensitive [6](9,10)- anthracenophane (1), the smallest-9,10-bridged anthracene, has been synthesized by reductive deoxygenation of diepoxyanthracenophane (4) with a low-valent titanium reagent, and it was characterized by its NMR and electronic spectrum.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5516-5517
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number19
StatePublished - 1 Sep 1994


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