Very facile decarboxylation syntheses of polymethoxyphenylmercury compounds

G. B. Deacon, M. F. O'Donoghue, G. N. Stretton, Jack Miller

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

21 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

The mercurials RHgO2CR [R = 2,6-(MeO)2C6H3, 2,3,4-(MeO)3C6H2, or 2,4,6-(MeO)3C6H2], RHgO2CMe and R2Hg [R = 2,4,6-(MeO)3C6H2] have been obtained in good yield from decarboxylation reactions between mercuric acetate and the corresponding polymethoxybenzoic acids in aqueous methanol at room temperature.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Organometallic Chemistry
Volume233
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 20 Jul 1982

Cite this