Effective one-pot synthesis of 5-hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone derivatives

Takuzo Komiyama, Yutaka Takaguchi, Sadao Tsuboi

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In the presence of triethylamine, Diels-Alder reaction, involving decarboxylation-oxidation reaction of 3-hydroxy-2-pyrones with 1,4-benzoquinones gave 5-hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone derivatives in excellent to reasonable yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1405-1407
Number of pages3
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - May 3 2006


  • Diels-Alder reaction
  • Oxidations
  • Polycycles
  • Quinones
  • Tandem reaction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry

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