Selective Fries Rearrangement Catalyzed by Zinc Powder
Satya Paul*, Monika Gupta
*Department of Chemistry, University of Jammu, Jammu-180 006, India, Email: paul7rediffmail.com
S. Paul, M. Gupta, Synthesis, 2004, 1789-1792.
Zinc powder efficiently catalyzes the selective Fries rearrangement of acetylated phenols under microwave heating or with conventional heating in the presence of N,N-dimethylformamide. In some cases different products were obtained using microwave heating and conventional heating.
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S. Paul, P. Nanda, R. Gupta, A. Loupy, Synthesis, 2003, 2877-2881.