Synthesis of 1,2-dimethylpyrene, 1,3-dimethylpyrene and 1,2,3-trimethylpyrene

Mark A. Hempenius, Johan Lugtenburg, Jan Cornelisse*

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The title compounds have been prepared, starting from 1H-phenalene 1. The method described in this paper is an efficient procedure for introducing methyl groups into the A-ring of pyrene.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)635-638
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes


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