Heating of the unsaturated glycoside triester (1) in refluxing aqueous acetone with mercury(II) chloride gave the cyclohexenone derivative (4) in high yield in a reaction which represents a new means of obtaining functionalised carbocyclic compounds from carbohydrates. From compound (4), the substituted cyclohexenone (5) and thence the phenol (6) were prepared.
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Journal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1
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