Online article for Non-subscribers

Pay per view

Heterocycles has a pay-per-view service for Non-subscribers.
You will be able to directly purchase the full text article through PayPal.
Your purchased Paper can be downloaded after the payment is completed.
An e-mail will be sent the URL to download the paper.
If you have any questions, please contact:

Price: ¥ 4,400 (Yen only)
Period: This Article can be accessed for 7 days.

Note | Special issue | Vol 47, No. 2, 1998, pp.977-984
Published online, 1st January, 1970
DOI: 10.3987/COM-97-S(N)23
Ring Opening SN2’ Reactions of 1,4,5,8-Diepoxy-1,4,5,8-tetrahydroanthracenes by Organolithium Reagents

Odón Arjona,* Marisa León, and Joaquín Plumet*

*Departamento de Química OrgÁnica I., Facultad de Química., Universidad Complutense de Madridas, Ciudad Universitaria, E-28040 Madrid, Spain


The nucleophilic SN2’ bridge opening of diepoxytetrahydroanthracenes with organolithium reagents to produce hydroanthracene derivatives shows a dependence of the excess of reagent as well as the relative stereochemistry of the oxygen bridge.