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. © 1975, CSIRO. All rights reserved.