Selwyn Yorke - Synthesis of the naturally occurring naphthoquinone aristolindiquinone

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  South African Journal of Chemistry (1991), 44(3), 84-6


  Key steps in the synthesis of aristolindiquinone (I) involve the   formation of the naphthalene skeleton by a Stobbe reaction,   oxidn. of the derived naphthol to the o-quinone with Fremy's   salt, and Thiele acetylation of this quinone.

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