Synthesis of a macrocycle by a one-stage Wittig reaction

C. D. Tulloch, W. Kemp

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The macrocycle 7,11: 20,24-dimethenotetrabenzoa,c,n,pcyclohexacosene (I) has been synthesised in a one-stage Wittig reaction from 2,2'- bis(triphenyl-phosphoniomethyl)biphenyl dibromide (III) and isophthalaldehyde (IV) using sodium ethoxide as base.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)747a
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society D: Chemical Communications
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - 1971


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