Synthesis of Prismane

Structure of Prismane

C6H6

Principal investigatorThomas J. Katz
Publication year1973
Synthesis typeTotal
Number of steps 5 (linear)
References
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intermediate structure
MeLi, CH2Cl2
Et2O
-45 °C, , 45%
intermediate structure + intermediate structure
Et2O, Dioxane
0 °C to RT, 60 min, 50-60%
intermediate structure
KOH
MeOH, H2O
Reflux, 24 h
intermediate structure
CuCl2, HCl
H2O
65% (2 steps)
intermediate structure
PhMe
30 °C, 5 h, 8%
intermediate structure