Oxidation of Dimedone by Hydrobromic Acid in Dimethylsulfoxide and Synthesis of 3,5-Dibromo-2,6-dihydroxy-4,4-dimethyl-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-one and 3,5,5-Tribromo-4,4-dimethyl-2-hydroxy-2-cyclopenten-1-one

M. S. Yusubov, G. A. Zholobova, W. Habicher, V. D. Filimonov

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Hydrogen bromide in DMSO oxidizes dimedone differently than known cyclic β-diketones: 3,5-dibromo-2,6-dihydroxy-4,4-dimethyl-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-one and 3,5,5-tribromo-4,4-dimethyl-2-hydroxy-2-cyclopenten-1-one are formed instead of vicinal triketones.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)158-160
Number of pages3
JournalRussian Journal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1997


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  • Organic Chemistry

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