Mechanism of the Prins Reaction. Stereoaspects of the Formation of 1,3-Dioxanes

Edward E. Smissman, Richard A. Schnettler, Philip S. Portoghese

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Abstract

N.m.r. analysis of 1,3-dioxanes formed in the Prins reaction of aromatic olefins indicates a cis addition of two formaldehyde units. A possible mechanism is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)797-801
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Volume30
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 1965

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