Intramolecular Reactions of Some Cyclic β-Diketones

Howard J. Schaeffer, Robert Vince

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The reaction of 3-(4,4-dimethyl-2,6-dioxocyclohexyl)levulinic acid (I) with bromine resulted in an unusual intramolecular reaction. The structure of this product and the reactions of some related model compounds are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1653-1656
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 1963
Externally publishedYes


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