Some derivatives of indan-1-one. Part II

W. Kemp, J. Spanswick

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A series of 3-substituted Indan-1-ones has been prepared, and the structures of these compounds have been unequivocally established. Bimolecular reduction of these ketones, followed by dehydration, gave either bi-indenyl or trans-indanylideneindene derivatives. The mechanisms of these reactions are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-155
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1
Publication statusPublished - 1972


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