Thermal oxidation of tetracyclones (2,3,4,5-tetraarylcyclopentadienones)

Thies Thiemann, Jesus Iniesta, David J. Walton

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Tetracyclones are transformed to a mixture of diacylstilbenes and a-pyrones, when they are heated in diphenylether saturated with oxygen.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)173-180
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Chemical Research
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Diacylstilbenes
  • Diels-alder reaction
  • Oxidation
  • Tetraarylcyclopentadienones
  • Tetracyclones
  • α-pyrones

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry


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