Direct synthesis of calixarenes with extended arms: p-phenylcalix[4,5,6,8]arenes and their water-soluble sulfonated derivatives

Mohamed Makha, Colin L. Raston

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Abstract

p-Phenylcalix[4,5,6,8]arenes have been isolated from the base catalysed condensation of p-phenylphenol with formaldehyde in tetralin, and selectively converted to the corresponding sulfonated derivatives using sulfuric or chlorosulfonic acids.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6215-6217
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume42
Issue number35
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 27 Aug 2001
Externally publishedYes

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