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Modified Clemmensen reduction of some diaryl ketones with non-amalgamated zinc
Published: 30 November 2006 by MDPI in The 10th International Electronic Conference on Synthetic Organic Chemistry session General Organic Synthesis
Abstract: The method for reduction of diaryl ketones to diphenylmethanes with zinc metal instead zinc amalgam was elaborated.
Keywords: Clemmensen reaction, Clemmensen reduction, zinc dust, zinc metal, benzophenone, hydroxybenzophenone, anthrone, diphenylmethane, hydroxydiphenylmethane, dihydroanthracene, tetrahydroanthracene