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A novel approach to timberwood fragrances

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Timberone (1-(2,2,6-trimethylcyclohexyl)hexan-3-one), a compound interesting the fragrance industry, was synthesized in three steps, starting from readily available citral. All reaction steps could be catalyzed by heterogeneous catalysts in good selectivity.

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The article was received on 16 Apr 2012, accepted on 18 Jun 2012 and first published on 20 Jun 2012

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C2CY20241G
Citation: Catal. Sci. Technol., 2012,2, 2037-2038
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    A novel approach to timberwood fragrances

    J. Schütz and W. Bonrath, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2012, 2, 2037
    DOI: 10.1039/C2CY20241G

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