Polycyclic aromatics from veratrole and ninhydrin and acenaphthenequinone

L. A. Campbell, B. J. Morrison, O.c. Musgrave

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Treatment of 2,2-di(3,4-dimethoxyphenyl)indane-1,3-dione with concentrated sulfuric acid gives 2,3,6,7-tetramethoxydibenzo[a,c)fluoren-13-one while under the same conditions 2,2-di(3,4-dimethoxyphenyl)acenaphthenone produces 2,3,6,7-tetramethoxydibenzo[j,l]fluoranthene.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)638-639
Number of pages1
JournalJournal of Chemical Research
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2002


  • ninhydrin
  • acenaphthenequinone
  • tetramethoxydibenzofluorenone
  • tetramethoxydibenzofluoranthene


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