Copper-catalyzed oxidative coupling of 2,4,6-Trimethylphenol with oxygen

Kenichi Oyaizu, Kei Saito, Eishun Tsuchida

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2,4,6-Trimethylphenol was oxidized with oxygen in the presence of (1,4,7-tribenzyl-1,4,7-triazacyclononane)copper(II) chloride as a catalyst to produce exclusively a coupled product stilbenequinone, without the formation of oxygenated products.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1318-1319
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2000
Externally publishedYes

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