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Pentiptycene Chemistry:  New Pentiptycene Building Blocks Derived from Pentiptycene Quinones

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posted on 2006-01-20, 00:00 authored by Jye-Shane Yang, Ching-Wei Ko
An efficient synthesis of new middle-ring disubstituted pentiptycenes from pentiptycene quinone is reported. One of the substituents is a bromo, iodo, amino, nitro, cyano, or formyl group and the other is a hydroxy or alkoxy group. These disubstituted pentiptycenes are potential building blocks for constructing novel pentiptycene-incorporated systems.