A divergent synthesis of 3,10-dialkylpicenes

Xi Chao Chen, Shuhei Nishinaga, Yasuhiro Okuda, Jia Ji Zhao, Jie Xu, Hiroki Mori, Yasushi Nishihara

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Abstract

A series of 3,10-dialkylated picenes has been synthesized from 3,10-dimethoxypicene through a divergent approach involving Ni-catalyzed alkynylation of a C-O bond, alkylation, and hydrogenation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)536-541
Number of pages6
JournalOrganic Chemistry Frontiers
Volume2
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2015

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  • Organic Chemistry

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