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Dehydrohalogenation of the Bis-dihalocarbene Adducts of Some Methoxycyclohexa-1,4-dienes: Revision of Product Structures

MG Banwell, RW Gable, B Halton and JR Phyland

Australian Journal of Chemistry 47(10) 1879 - 1884
Published: 1994


Reaction of the tricyclic compound (1a) with potassium t-butoxide has been shown to give the diene (5) and not the isomeric homotropilidene (2a) as previously reported. The structure of compound (5) was established by single-crystal X-ray analysis at 130 K.

© CSIRO 1994

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