Preparation of 4-Bromo- and 4-Chloro-3-t-butylphenol

Gouki Fukata, Yukihiro Kubota, Shuntaro Mataka, Thies Thiemann, Masashi Tashiro

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4-Bromo- and 4-Chloro-3-t-butylphenol, two potent fungistatics, were prepared in an efficient 3-step synthesis from commercially available materials. Crucial to the synthesis is the use of halo-substituents as positional protective groups.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)592-594
Number of pages3
JournalBulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1994
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry


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