A facile microwave-assisted synthesis of p-quinols by lead(IV) acetate oxidation

Katalin Prokai-Tatrai, Nilka M. Rivera-Portalatin, Navin Rauniyar, Laszlo Prokai

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Abstract

A rapid, convenient and reliable procedure to obtain a variety of p-quinols via microwave-assisted oxidation of the corresponding p-alkylphenols was developed. Unlike the conventional methods that require several hours, our approach provides the target compounds within 30 min.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)265-267
Number of pages3
JournalLetters in Organic Chemistry
Volume4
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jun 2007

Keywords

  • Estrogens
  • Lead(IV) acetate
  • Microwave-assisted synthesis
  • Oxidation of p-alkylphenols
  • P-quinols
  • Phenolic antioxidants

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