Synthesis of Adamantane

Structure of Adamantane

C10H16

Principal investigatorVladimir Prelog
Publication year1941
Synthesis typeTotal
Number of steps 6 (linear)
References
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intermediate structure
Ba(OH)2, H2O
105 °C, 60 min, 89%
"See : Ann. Chem., 1913, 398, 196."
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246 °C, , 69%
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NaOMe, CH2Br2
MeOH
120 °C, 9 h, 25%
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HCl
AcOH
reflux, 90 min, 100%
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NaOMe, NH2NH2.H2O
MeOH
195-200 °C, 9 h, 52%
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Cu bronze
400 °C, , 2.4%
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