Transannular interactions in hexacyclo[ 2,60. 3,130. 4,110. 5,9]tetradeca-10,14-dione

Tahsin J. Chow*, Tung-Kung Wu

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Transannular interaction between the two carbonyl groups of the titled compound is evidenced by C-13 NMR, X-ray and chemical reactions. Photolysis in isopropanol or tetrahydrofuran induces a pinacol-type reductive coupling between the two carbonyl groups.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1279-1280
Number of pages2
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number10
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1989


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