Journal article

Preparation of 2,2,7-trimethyloct-6-en-3-one from cineole

CD Kachel, ID Rae, AM Redwood

Australian Journal of Chemistry | Published : 1975


2,2,7-Trimethyloct-6-en-3-one is formed by decomposition of two tetrahydropyran derivatives derived from cineole. A rational synthesis of this ketone from 3,3-dimethylbutan-2-one and 1-bromo-3-methylbut-2- ene is also reported.

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