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Synthesis of some indan-1-ones


The reactions of acrylic and substituted acrylic acids with dimethylphenol ethers in the presence of polyphosphoric acid give indan-1-ones in moderate yields. Evidence as to whether the reaction is a Friedel–Crafts acylation or alkylation is discussed

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Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/P19770002089
J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 1977, 2089-2092

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    Synthesis of some indan-1-ones

    J. R. Merchant, M. S. Kamath and S. Y. Dike, J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 1977, 2089
    DOI: 10.1039/P19770002089

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