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<b>Synthesis of new &alpha;, &beta; -unsaturated butenolides</b>

Veena Joshi
R.P. Chamoli


A number of new g-substituted a,b-unsaturated butenolides have been synthesized by the condensation of phenols with b-(3-nitrobenzoyl)acrylic acid and b-(4-methyl-3-nitrobenzoyl)acrylic acid.


KEY WORDS: Butenolides, Aroylacrylic acids, Phenols



Bull. Chem. Soc. Ethiop. 2010, 24(3), 467-471.

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