Synthesis of 1,5-substituted anthracenes by means of Kumada coupling and their derivatization

Sebastian Bringmann, Saleh A. Ahmed, Ramona Hartmann, Jochen Mattay

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Abstract

Herein, we present a method to access a series of 1,5-functionalized anthracenes through Kumada coupling. All syntheses start from readily available 1,5-dichloroanthracene. The so-formed anthracenes are further derivatized to enable, for example, attachment to supramolecular systems.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberT36111SS
Pages (from-to)2291-2296
Number of pages6
JournalSynthesis
Issue number14
DOIs
StatePublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • anthracene
  • cross coupling
  • Grignard reaction
  • Kumada coupling
  • nickel

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