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Synthetic Uses of Phenols

Phenols (2003)

  1. Masahiko Yamaguchi

Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682531.pat0286

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

How to Cite

Yamaguchi, M. 2009. Synthetic Uses of Phenols. Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups. .

Author Information

  1. Tohoku University, Department of Organic Chemistry, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sendai, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2009


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    Derivatization of Phenols
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    Metal Phenoxide as Reagent in Organic Synthesis


  • phenols as substrates and reagents;
  • phenol derivatization;
  • C–O bond formation - solid–liquid and liquid–liquid biphasic systems;
  • O-glycosidation of phenol;
  • C–C bond formation;
  • C-alkenylation and C-phenylation;
  • classical Mannich reaction - converting phenols to aminomethylated phenols;
  • metal phenoxide as reagent in organic synthesis